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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The U.S. Empire’s War Against Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, by Rainer Shea

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by Rainer Shea
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Rainer Shea’s Newsletter
October 12, 2022

The unprecedented nuclear threat that humanity faces is a direct consequence of our society’s lack of access to the truths which outlets like Wikileaks have revealed about U.S. imperialism. These are the truths that Julian Assange, the political prisoner who’s now in danger of being extradited to the U.S. because of his facilitating these revelations, has used to come towards a deep analysis on the forces which shape our world.

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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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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

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Galway Alliance Against War on Jun 7, 2022

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

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

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by Rainer Shea
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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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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

Originally on RT America on Jan 25, 2022

The Chris Hedges YouTube Channel on Jun 29, 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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Stella Morris: Make No Mistake, We Won Today In Court + Julian Assange Can Appeal Extradition

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RT UK on Jan 24, 2022

Julian Assange’s fiance Stella Morris speaks after the High Court grant the whistleblower the right to appeal US extradition.

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Chris Hedges and John Shipton: Slow-motion Execution of Julian Assange

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec 25, 2021

On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the torture of Julian Assange with his father, John Shipton.

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