with Chris Hedges
RT America on Jan 4, 2021
A London court has ruled against those seeking Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US. Assange is charged with 17 counts of espionage as well as hacking. “On Contact” host Chris Hedges, who witnessed part of Assange’s trial, joins Rick Sanchez to weigh in.
Kevin Gosztola Talks With John Kiriakou About The Assange Extradition Decision
Shadowproof on Jan 4, 2021
Shadowproof managing editor Kevin Gosztola talks with CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou about the extradition decision in Julian Assange’s case.
‘He would be exposed to oppressive conditions of detention in the US ‘ – Nils Melzer on Assange
RT on Jan 4, 2021
Nils Melzer, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, speaks to RT following the UK court decision on Julian Assange. He discusses whether the WikiLeaks founder’s extradition to the US would have negatively affected his mental health and led to his possible suicide, whether it be the end of the Assange saga should the US lose its appeal, and more.
Max Blumenthal, Eric Sirotkin, & Ray Mcgovern on Assange case twist
RT on Jan 5, 2021
Following the UK judge’s surprising decision, RT’s guests Max Blumenthal, Eric Sirotkin, and Ray McGovern discussed the implications of the Assange ruling.
‘Bail him now!’ – Roger Waters on Assange
RT on Jan 4, 2021
Roger Waters, founding member of Pink Floyd, speaks to RT, giving his take on the Old Bailey’s verdict and demanding the immediate release of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, the meaning of the court’s ruling for investigative journalism and press freedom as a whole, and more.
The Empire is Not Done with Julian Assange, by Chris Hedges
The Assange Verdict: What Happens Now, by Craig Murray
In Assange Case, British Judge Rejects US Government’s Extradition Request, by Kevin Gosztola
US Incarceration System Deemed Too Cruel For Julian Assange, by Kevin Gosztola
From the archives:
Kevin Gosztola: Julian Assange Defeated the US Government’s Extradition Request + Craig Murray: Hopeful Assange Can Be With Us Soon
Roger Waters, John Pilger, Ray McGovern and Miko Peled: The Trial of Julian Assange
Chris Hedges and Craig Murray: Assange Extradition Hearing + John Pilger: Assange’s Crimes Are Truth Telling + Eyewitness to the Agony of Julian Assange, by John Pilger
John Pilger, Daniel Ellsberg and Alexander Mercouris: Julian Assange Extradition Hearing + Kevin Gosztola: Day 10 + Joe Lauria: Day 10 + Craig Murray: What I’ve Told You Won’t Be Reported On The BBC
Six Reasons Julian Assange Should Be Thanked, Not Punished, by David Swanson
Chris Hedges, Daniel Ellsberg and James Goodale: Assange Extradition and the War on Journalism
Chris Hedges: Collateral Murder Video and the US Military Cover Up
Nils Melzer: Assange Will Not Face a Fair Trial + Guillaume Long: Overthrow of Morales is a Textbook Coup + Abby Martin on Assange, Bolivia and Gaza
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Any and every authentic free-thinker is a non-state “intelligence service” señor ~ service to the human race is the most genuinely honourable duty to which anyone can aspire, Mister ‘Honorable Secretary’ Pompeo….
Good one, David.