Chris Hedges and Kevin Gosztola: Julian Assange and the End of Press Freedom + The Belmarsh Tribunal on Julian Assange, Press Freedom

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Updated: Jan. 21, 2023

with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Jan 20, 2023

The long persecution of Julian Assange, the publisher of Wikileaks, is set to culminate in its final act – a trial in the United States this year.

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Lee Camp and Stella Assange: When Will Julian Be Freed?

Stella and family at Human Chain around Parliament for Julian Assange, London 8th October 2022

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MintPress News on Jan 10, 2023

I spent the hour with Julian Assange’s wife Stella Assange. We talked about whether the rumors he’ll be released soon are true, how she finds the strength to keep fighting, and whether she was stunned to hear the CIA had planned to assassinate her husband.

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Jennifer Robinson: Julian Assange, Free Speech and Democracy

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“So when you hear politicians or government officials in the UK or in the U.S or in this country talk about due process or the rule of law this is what they’re talking about. Punishment by process, burying him under legal process until he dies. In fact, if you look at the case and you read our grounds of appeal there’s been very little by way of due process or rule of law in what has been inflicted upon Julian as we argue in our appeal. This case has been rife with abuse.” — Jennifer Robinson

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Chris Hedges: It’s the End of any Investigation into the Inner Workings of Power

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TheRealNews on Oct 12, 2022

TRNN speaks with journalist Chris Hedges from the ground during the international protests to free Assange, which were held in Washington, DC, and in London.

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Hands Off Assange Human Chain In London and Washington, D.C. + Chris Hedges’ Speech at Hands Off Assange Protest

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Consortium News on Oct 8, 2022

We’re coming to you live from London, where people have come from around the world to form a Human Chain around the British Parliament, and ask for the release of the Australian journalist Julian Assange. Organised by Don’t Extradite Assange.

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John Pilger: This is a War of Propaganda

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with John Pilger

South China Morning Post on Jul 8, 2022

Australian journalist, author and documentary filmmaker John Pilger has dedicated his life to the pursuit of truth and shining a light on inconvenient facts that often contradict the mainstream media narrative.

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The Chris Hedges Report: Living in the Shadow of Ernest Hemingway, with Mark Kurlansky

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TheRealNews on Jul 1, 2022

Chris Hedges speaks with journalist and author Mark Kurlansky about living in the shadow of Ernest Hemingway and his new book The Importance of Not Being Ernest.

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The Chris Hedges Report: The Dirty War in Argentina, with Robert Cox

The grandmothers protesting the lost generation from the dirty war - August 3, 2010

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with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Jun 24, 2022

Chris Hedges speaks with Robert Cox, the former editor of the Buenos Aires Herald, about his campaign during the Dirty War in Argentina to report on the disappeared and the essence of journalism.

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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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Noam Chomsky, John Pilger, George Galloway, et al: If Wars Can Be Started By Lies, Peace Can Be Started By Truth

Close-up of a poster on a pole with a message "Free Julian Assange"

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Galway Alliance Against War on Jun 7, 2022

FREE ASSANGE IRELAND/GALWAY ALLIANCE AGAINST WAR

CHOMSKY, PILGER & GALLOWAY SPEAKERS AT IRISH PEACE WEBINAR
Saturday 4th June at 2pm

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Abby Martin Confronts Sec. of State Antony Blinken Over Israeli Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

Abby Martin Confronts Sec. of State Antony Blinken Over Israeli Murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

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Empire Files on Jun 8, 2022

In LA for Biden’s ‘Summit of the Americas,’ Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke about press freedom at a journalism forum. Abby Martin confronted him over US hypocrisy. Featuring commentary from Abby after the event.

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Certifying Julian Assange’s Extradition Puts Him at Great Risk + The Assange Family Struggle

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Amnesty International
April 20, 2022

If the UK Home Secretary certifies the US request to extradite Julian Assange, it will violate the prohibition against torture and set an alarming precedent for publishers and journalists around the world, Amnesty International said today following the UK Magistrates’ Court’s decision to issue an order to extradite him.

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John Pilger: The Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Julian Assange’s Appeal

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Consortium News on Mar 18, 2022

“The arguable point of law is that these fake, these phony assurances [with #Assange’s extradition] were put outside a court of law.”

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Chris Hedges: Julian Assange Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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RT America on Jan 31, 2022

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

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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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