MET Police Threaten Journalists About Publishing Leaked Documents Holding Government Accountable

MET Police Threaten Journalists About Publishing Leaked Documents Holding Government Accountable By Aaron Kesel In another blow against free press, following a leak revealing comments by the British Ambassador to the USA Sir Kim Darroch calling Trump “inept, insecure and incompetent” (leading to the ambassador’s resignation and a spat of Twitter insults between Trump and senior Tory officials), London’s Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has publicly warned journalists not to publish any government leaks, threatening them with imprisonment. The publication of leaked communications, knowing the damage they have caused…

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Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter

Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter By Caitlin Johnstone One of the biggest Twitter accounts dedicated to circulating information and advocacy for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @Unity4J, has been completely removed from the site. The operators of the account report that they have been given no reason for its removal by Twitter staff, and have received no response to their appeals. Any Assange supporter active on Twitter will be familiar with the Unity4J account, which originated to help boost the wildly successful Unity4J online vigils in which well-known Assange…

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Candles4Assange: Catalans Celebrate WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Birthday; March For Own Freedom

Candles4Assange: Catalans Celebrate WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s Birthday; March For Own Freedom By Aaron Kesel Today, people all over the world are celebrating WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange’s birthday, and Freedom Of Press with the #Candles4Julian campaign, but one group of people — the Catalans — are also marching in a hunger strike celebrating their independence and fighting for the freedom of their own politically imprisoned comrades. VARIOS RECADOS PARA EL REGIMEN ESPAÑOL En #Strasbourg sigue llenándose más y más gritos de 1DE OCTUBRE NI OLVI NI PERDO… LOS CARRES SERAN…

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Ron Paul Talks Julian Assange, Trump, And Iran

Ron Paul Talks Julian Assange, Trump, And Iran By The Jimmy Dore Show Ron Paul joins Jimmy Dore for a wide-ranging discussion. At the core is how to cross traditional party lines in the pursuit of the larger issues of truth, transparency and the non-aggression principle at home and abroad.  Subscribe Jimmy Dore on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jimmy_Dore Ron Paul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RonPaul Stef Zamorano on Twitter: https://twitter.com/miserablelib Edited by Arno Bolbolian: https://twitter.com/Arneasy About The Jimmy Dore Show: #TheJimmyDoreShow is a hilarious and irreverent take on news, politics and culture featuring…

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Julian Assange Writes A Letter To Supporters From British Prison, Here Is What He Said

Julian Assange Writes A Letter To Supporters From British Prison, Here Is What He Said By John Vibes Julian Assange is seriously ill as he awaits extradition for charges that could land him in jail for the rest of his life. According to reports from the Swedish and Danish speaking press last week, Assange is currently being held in the hospital ward of “Belmarsh,” the UK’s most notorious prison. Belmarsh has been called “Britain’s Guantanamo Bay,” since prisoners accused of terrorism are typically sent there. Amid speculation about the embattled…

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18 Ways Julian Assange Changed The World

18 Ways Julian Assange Changed The World By Lee Camp WikiLeaks revealed US war crimes, government corruption, and corporate media’s servile flattery to the power elite. If you’re a member of our ruling class, you would view those as textbook examples of treachery… In an evolved and fully realized society, the oligarchy would see Assange as a dangerous criminal (which they do), and the average working men and women would view him as justice personified (which they don’t). We would celebrate him even as the mass media told us to…

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BBC, Sky News Have Hidden Their Interviews With UN Expert on the Torture of Assange

BBC, Sky News Have Hidden Their Interviews With UN Expert on the Torture of Assange By Caitlin Johnstone UN Special Rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has said that on the 31st of May he gave video interviews with both Sky News and the BBC on his findings that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is the victim of psychological torture. As of this writing, footage of those interviews is nowhere to be found. In response to a smear by virulent empire propagandist Idrees Ahmad about his conducting an interview with RT, Melzer tweeted that he has…

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UN Torture Report: “Demonized” Assange Has Faced “Psychological Torture”

UN Torture Report: “Demonized” Assange Has Faced “Psychological Torture” By Joe Lauria (CN) — The UN special rapporteur on torture has issued a stinging rebuke to the United States, Great Britain, Sweden and Ecuador for “deliberately” exposing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to years of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,” which can only be described as “psychological torture.” “In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such…

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In The War On Free Speech, Assange Says: “Everyone Else Must Take My Place”

In The War On Free Speech, Assange Says: “Everyone Else Must Take My Place” By Mac Slavo WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange’s health is deteriorating in a British prison, but the journalist was able to get a letter out to the public.  In the war on freedom of speech, Assange is asking everyone else who stands against corruption to take his place and keep speaking truth to power. “Julian’s case is of major historic significance. It will be remembered as the worst attack on press freedom in our time,” said WikiLeaks…

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Julian Assange Admitted Into Belmarsh Medical Ward; Provably False Rape Allegations Hearing Delay Denied

Julian Assange Admitted Into Belmarsh Medical Ward; Provably False Rape Allegations Hearing Delay Denied By Aaron Kesel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been admitted into the hospital ward of Belmarsh following reports by Assange’s defense lawyer that a motion to delay a hearing in Sweden next Monday, on the provably fraudulent rape allegations (which this reporter has exposed), has been denied. Reuters reports: The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into the rape allegation against Assange, which he denies, this month filed a request with a local court for him to…

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