Twitter Restores Assange Activism Account In Response To Backlash

Twitter Restores Assange Activism Account In Response To Backlash By Caitlin Johnstone After a week of vocal protests from online supporters of Julian Assange, Twitter has reversed its unjust removal of the prominent pro-Assange activism account @Unity4J. After the account was suspended without any explanation being presented to its operators, Assange supporters drew a clear line in the sand against internet censorship and began making a big noise that couldn’t be ignored. The account’s suspension drew condemnations from high-profile Assange supporters like Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, World Socialist Website, RT and Lee Camp,…

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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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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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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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The Media is Finally Realizing What the Prosecution of Assange Means for Journalism

The Media is Finally Realizing What the Prosecution of Assange Means for Journalism Op-Ed by Caitlin Johnstone (CJ Opinion) — Rachel Maddow has aired a segment condemning the new indictment against Julian Assange for 17 alleged violations of the Espionage Act. Yes, that Rachel Maddow. MSNBC’s top host began the segment after it was introduced by Chris Hayes, agreeing with her colleague that it’s surprising that more news outlets aren’t giving this story more “wall to wall” coverage, given its immense significance. She recapped Assange’s various legal struggles up until this point, then accurately described Assange’s new Espionage Act…

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CIA Whistleblower: Assange is Going to Get Railroaded by “Hanging” Judge

CIA Whistleblower: Assange is Going to Get Railroaded by “Hanging” Judge By Tyler Durden A former CIA analyst-turned-whistleblower says that an extradited Julian Assange would have no chance of a fair trial in front of a federal judge who “reserves every national security case for herself.” John Kiriakou, who was sentenced to 30 months in prison by Eastern District of Virginia Judge Leonie Brinkema for telling ABC News about CIA waterboarding, told Russian state-sponsored RT, “They are going to try to make an example of Julian,” adding “He’s been charged in the Eastern District…

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Death Of Press Freedoms? Julian Assange Charged Under The Espionage Act On 17 Counts

Death Of Press Freedoms? Julian Assange Charged Under The Espionage Act On 17 Counts By Aaron Kesel WikiLeaks founder and former editor Julian Assange has been charged under The Espionage Act on 17 new counts in a superseding indictment for his role in obtaining and publishing classified military and diplomatic documents prior to his extradition hearing on May 30th, Reuters reported. WIKILEAKS RESPONDS TO ESPIONAGE ACT INDICTMENT AGAINST ASSANGE: UNPRECEDENTED ATTACK ON FREE PRESS pic.twitter.com/F0iUyr0R7F — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) May 24, 2019 The charges carry a shocking sentence of 175 years…

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