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'We're feeling the momentum': Julian Assange family says Reality Winner's release raises fresh hope

For the family of Julian Assange, it was news that could be labelled “very welcome indeed”.On Monday, it was announced that Reality Winner, a former US intelligence official who leaked crucial information to the media about Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, was being released from prison to serve the remainder of her sentence at home.News of the release of the 29-year-old many consider an important whistleblower, came as Attorney General Merrick Garland met with representatives of several major media outlets, after it had emerged that the Department of Justice (DoJ), which he now heads, had under Donald...
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British MPs petition Biden to drop Julian Assange prosecution

President Biden was asked by a group of British parliamentarians Friday to end his government’s hunt for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, who remains jailed in London pending a U.S. extradition request. A cross-party group of 24 parliamentarians made the request in an open letter to Mr. Biden that was issued...
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British MPs call on Biden to drop charges against Julian Assange

If you're tired of cancel culture and censorship subscribe to Reclaim The Net. Two dozen British MPs from different parties have sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, asking him to end the multi-year legal and personal drama of Julian Assange and drop the espionage indictment raised against the Australian in the US.
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LISTEN: The Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange

In this Scheer Post podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges talks to journalist Robert Scheer about the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison. RS: Hi, this is Robert Scheer with another edition of Scheer Intelligence, where the intelligence comes from my guests. And in this case, unquestionably; a very shrewd observer, Chris Hedges, longtime correspondent, bureau chief for the New York Times, and wrote for a lot of other publications.
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Chris Hedges on the Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play. The mistreatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over the past decade has been defined as “psychological torture” by the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer. Yet, there is still no real end in sight to Assange’s promethean plight. Several months after a British judge blocked his extradition to the U.S.–citing that conditions in America’s inhumane prison system would be detrimental to his health–the WikiLeaks founder continues to be held in a maximum security prison in the U.K. The U.S. government, first under Donald Trump’s rule and now under Joe Biden’s, is appealing the extradition ruling. With a new decision in the case is due to be announced any day now, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and ScheerPost columnist Chris Hedges joins Robert Scheer on this week’s installment of “Scheer Intelligence” to discuss what Hedges has called Assange’s “martyrdom.”
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Britain risks damaging reputation by keeping Julian Assange in jail, says partner

Britain would be on stronger ground campaigning against authoritarian regimes if it pressed the Biden administration to drop its call to extradite Julian Assange on espionage charges, Stella Moris, Assange’s partner, has told the Guardian. Moris – who has had two children by Assange – is trying to broaden the...
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Julian Assange supporters hold vigils to mark arrest anniversary

Vigils have been held in cities across the world to mark the second anniversary of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange being detained in prison after he was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Supporters demanding his release joined events on Sunday in countries including the UK, Australia, Germany and the...
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Bitcoiners Should Stand Up For My Brother, Julian Assange

An Espionage Act prosecution against Julian Assange isn’t just an attack on the First Amendment. It’s a cruise missile against a free internet, and Bitcoin could be next. I never thought my older brother Julian Assange would need my help. I’ve always looked up to him. He is fearless, smart,...
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Pope Francis Sends Letter to Infamous WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange

ROME (Crux) – On Palm Sunday March 28, Julian Assange, the Australian founder of WikiLeaks who made headlines in 2010 for publishing thousands of confidential US diplomatic documents, received a personal letter from Pope Francis. In a March 28 tweet, Assange’s partner Stella Moris said that “after a hard night,...
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Pamela Anderson joins BitClout after ditching social media in possible attempt to free Julian Assange: sources

Pamela Anderson has joined a new social network called BitClout, which sources believe could be the star's latest attempt to help free her pal Julian Assange. Back in January, the "Baywatch" icon announced she was abandoning social media with a warning to Instagram, Facebook and Twitter users that big tech companies are trying to gain "control over your brain." Anderson, 53, returned to Twitter briefly this week, however, to announce support for BitClout, hinting that her joining the network is a way toward "freedom."
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Julian Assange: Biden administration appeals UK ruling against WikiLeaks co-founder’s extradition

The US government has appealed against a UK judge’s ruling blocking the extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange over the publication of thousands of classified documents, a US official has said.A judge blocked the request to send Assange to the US in January, citing fears over his mental health and risk of suicide if he was made to stand trial in America.In the ruling, district judge Vanessa Baraitser said it would be “oppressive” to extradite Mr Assange to the US due to his mental condition and gave the Biden administration until 12 February to appeal the decision.“There was...
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Joe Biden will not give up fight to extradite Julian Assange from UK despite judge blocking because Wikileaks founder is a 'suicide risk'

President Joe Biden's administration plans to continue to seek to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from the United Kingdom to the United States to face hacking conspiracy charges, the U.S. Justice Department said. Justice Department spokesman Marc Raimondi on Tuesday said the U.S. government will continue to challenge a British...
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Civil Liberties Groups Plead With Biden To Stop Persecuting Julian Assange

Two dozen civil liberties and human rights groups are pleading with President Joe Biden to make things right with journalist Julian Assange. "We, the undersigned press freedom, civil liberties, and international human rights advocacy organizations, write today to share our profound concern about the ongoing criminal and extradition proceedings relating to Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, under the Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act," the letter opens.