The government in Canberra is straining credibility in insisting the Assange case is not a political prosecution, writes Kellie Tranter.
Tag: Nils Melzer
Chris Hedges: PEN America Uncoils Rope to Get Assange
Careerists and Democratic Party apparatchiks successfully leverage corporate money and backing to seize and deform historic rights organizations into appendages of the ruling class.
Randy Credico Interviews Nils Melzer on Julian Assange
On his show Live on the Fly: Countdown to Freedom, Randy Credico interviews Nils Melzer, U.N. special rapporteur on torture, about Julian Assange in light of the Yahoo! story on CIA plans to kidnap or kill the WikiLeaks publisher.
WikiLeaks & the Crimes of the West in Afghanistan
Fabian Scheidler says so much suffering — including Assange’s imprisonment for exposing war criminals — buries the idea of “humanitarian intervention.”
Chris Hedges: Assange & the Collapse of the Rule of Law
Chris Hedges gave this talk at a rally Thursday night in New York City in support of Julian Assange. John and Gabriel Shipton, Julian’s father and brother, also spoke at the event, which was held at The People’s Forum.
WATCH: International Festival of Dissent, Whistleblowing and Accountability
The one-day festival Saturday featured, among others, John Kiriakou, Jeffery Sterling, George Galloway, Max Blumenthal, Clare Daly, Jimmy Dore, Nils Melzer, and CN‘s Cathy Vogan and Joe Lauria.
WATCH: Worldwide Members of Parliament Back Assange
An international symposium of parliamentarians, including Jeremy Corbyn, spoke on Saturday in a Don’t Extradite Assange production simulcast by CN Live! Watch the replay here.
WATCH: ‘The Trial of Julian Assange: Implications for Press Freedom’
Watch CN Live!‘s simulcast on Sunday of the First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee’s production of Nils Melzer & Ray McGovern discussing the Julian Assange case and its impact on press freedom.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Maurizi Tells Chaos Computer Club Assange Must Be Saved
The following is a speech delivered by Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi to the Chaos Computer Club Congress on Tuesday.
Consortium News in the Post-Bob Parry Era
CN has new editors, new writers, a new layout and a new webcast—but the same principles of its founding editor.