Judge’s ruling throws huge spanner into US extradition proceedings against Assange

by Tom Coburg edited by O Society August 5, 2019 A US judge rules WikiLeaks is fully entitled to publish the Democratic National Congress (DNC) emails, which means no law was broken. The ruling is highly significant as it could impact upon the US extradition proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, as well as the ongoing imprisonment of whistleblower Chelsea … Continue reading Judge’s ruling throws huge spanner into US extradition proceedings against Assange

New CNN Assange Smear Piece Is Amazingly Dishonest, Even For CNN

by Caitlin Johnstone edited by O Society July 17, 2019 CNN published an unbelievably brazen and dishonest smear piece on Julian Assange, easily the most egregious article of its kind since the notoriously bogus Assange-Manafort report by The Guardian last year. It contains none of the “exclusive” documents which it claims substantiate its smears, relying solely on … Continue reading New CNN Assange Smear Piece Is Amazingly Dishonest, Even For CNN

Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

  https://youtu.be/WNIHZZ6qlgI Noam Chomsky on DemocracyNow! edited by O Society July 7, 2019 In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak. In this hour-long special, we air an excerpt of Chomsky’s speech and his on-stage interview with Amy Goodman. AMY … Continue reading Noam Chomsky at the Old South Church on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More

CrowdStrikeOut: Mueller’s Own Report Undercuts Its Core Russia-Meddling Claims

https://youtu.be/52P7G7AHiDg by Aaron Maté  edited by O Society July 7, 2019 At a May press conference capping his tenure as special counsel, Robert Mueller emphasized what he called "the central allegation" of the two-year Russia probe. The Russian government, Mueller sternly declared, engaged in "multiple, systematic efforts to interfere in our election, and that allegation … Continue reading CrowdStrikeOut: Mueller’s Own Report Undercuts Its Core Russia-Meddling Claims

Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange

by Nils Melzer edited by O Society June 26, 2019 UN Special Rapporteur on Torture On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Torture Victims I know, you may think I am deluded. How could life in an Embassy with a cat and a skateboard ever amount to torture? That’s exactly what I thought, … Continue reading Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange

Guardian’s direct collusion with media censorship by secret services exposed

Minutes of Ministry of Defence (MoD) meetings confirm the role of Britain’s Guardian newspaper as a mouthpiece for the intelligence agencies. by Thomas Scripps WSWS edited by O Society June 25, 2019 Last week, independent journalist Matt Kennard revealed the paper’s deputy editor, Paul Johnson, was personally thanked by the Defence and Security Media Advisory … Continue reading Guardian’s direct collusion with media censorship by secret services exposed

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison

  In a June 1 interview with ABC Radio Adelaide, which you can find here, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer warned Julian Assange could die in prison if his persecution is not stopped immediately. by Kevin Reed WSWS edited by O Society June 7, 2019 Last week, Melzer issued a scathing denunciation of … Continue reading UN Special Rapporteur on Torture warns Julian Assange could die in prison