UK Home Secretary’s Certification of Assange Extradition puts Him at Risk + UK Home Secretary Approves Extradition of Julian Assange

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Amnesty International
June 17, 2022

Responding to the news that the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has certified Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States to face charges under the Espionage Act, Agnes Callamard, Amnesty International Secretary General said:

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Chris Hedges: Race and America’s Long War

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 26, 2022

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses America’s inner and outer wars and its nexus with capitalism and empire with Nikhil Pal Singh, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and history at New York University.

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Chris Hedges: The Cruelty of Animals and People Locked in Cages

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 10, 2022

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses veganism and mass incarceration with educator and poet, Gretchen Primack.

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Assange’s Persecution and the Killing of Hope Throughout the West, by Rainer Shea

Acte en suport a Julian Assange. 24-F

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by Rainer Shea
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rainer Shea’s Newsletter
February 3, 2022

This is a reblog of an article from last year.

The slow-motion execution that the U.S. empire is subjecting Julian Assange to, where Washington’s satellite state the U.K. is depriving him of the conditions necessary for a sound physical and mental state, is an external version of how the empire’s internal settler state creates political prisoners. Within the borders of the U.S. occupier regime, African liberation fighter Kevin Rashid Johnson and indigenous liberation fighter Leonard Peltier continue to be unjustly imprisoned. Should Assange be convicted, the empire will expand the arbitrary incarceration powers it exercises upon its internal subjects to a global scale, with the added effect of making war crimes journalism criminally prosecutable throughout this expanded range of tyranny.

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Chris Hedges: Julian Assange Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 31, 2022

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.

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Chris Hedges and John Pilger: Julian Assange Can Appeal To The UK Supreme Court

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with Chris Hedges and John Pilger

RT America on Jan 25, 2022

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the implications of the latest British High Court of England and Wales ruling and its implications for Julian Assange’s case with the documentary filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger.

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Chris Hedges: Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry

Undercover Investigation at Manitoba Pork Factory Farm

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Jan 22, 2022

On the show Chris Hedges discuss America’s meat industry with Gail Eisnitz, Chief Investigator for the Humane Farming Association.

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Release from Captivity ALL the Remaining Prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, by Daniel N. White

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by Daniel N. White
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 22, 2022

In response to Karen Greenberg’s article, Jan. 20, 2022:

Dear Ms Greenberg:

Enjoyed reading your latest. Was most interested in what it didn’t say about closing Guantanamo, releasing its last inmates, and the law.

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Chris Hedges and Nils Melzer: The Trial of Julian Assange: A Story of Persecution

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 17, 2021

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses The Trial of Julian Assange, a new book by Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

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The Judicial Kidnapping of Julian Assange, by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
John Pilger, Dec. 14, 2021
December 15, 2021

In the crudest, most political judgement in memory, two High Court judges in London have ordered the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States, where a trial in a kangaroo court awaits him, followed by a life lost in a barbaric prison system.

“Let us look at ourselves, if we have the courage, to see what is happening to us.” — Jean-Paul Sartre

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Chris Hedges: Julian Assange Could Soon Be Extradited To The United States

Free Assange

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 10, 2021

Wikileaks founder and journalist Julian Assange could soon be extradited to the United States for alleged crimes he committed publishing classified information. The UK’s High Court rejected a January decision refusing extradition of Assange after the US filed a request to have him sent stateside.

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Justice For Julian Assange Is Justice For All by John Pilger + Nils Melzer: If Julian Assange Dies, He Would Have Been Tortured To Death!

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by John Pilger
John Pilger, Nov. 1, 2021
November 3, 2021

Following the final High Court hearing to decide whether or not Julian Assange is to be extradited to the United States — for the ‘crime’ of revealing a landscape of government crimes and lies — John Pilger looks back on the decade Assange has been fighting for his freedom, and the implications for independent journalists and the very notion of justice.

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The Biden Administration Kidnaps Venezuelan Diplomat: #FreeAlexSaab Now! by Melinda Butterfield

A U.S. Guide--7 Steps to Kill a Revolution

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by Melinda Butterfield
Struggle ★ La Lucha
October 19, 2021

The Biden administration on Oct. 16 kidnapped Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab from the West African country of Cape Verde, in blatant violation of international law. Under U.S. pressure, Saab had already been imprisoned and tortured in Cape Verde for 16 months.

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A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” by Paul Street

A 9/11 Reflection: Remember “Their” Crimes, Forget “Ours” by Paul Street

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by Paul Street
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Official Website of Paul Street
September 14, 2021

So much we are supposed to forget or not know and/or care about, so little we are supposed to remember.

“We must never forget” 9/11, when “America was attacked” (when, as cannot be said without sounding “controversial,” the United States Middle East policy blew back on the nation’s financial and political capitals).

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Abby Martin: Never Forget: Lessons of the Post-9/11 Warpath

War is terrorism with a bigger budget

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Empire Files on Sep 11, 2021

As the US Empire tries to leave its 9/11 warpath on Afghanistan & Iraq in the past, Abby Martin reviews the core lessons.

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