14 Oct 2020

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘America The Merciful’ By Zealot Featuring Uno

Over a pensive rhythm, Zealot reflects on his incarceration and the way in which some prisoners are afforded second chances for their mistakes and others like him are seemingly denied forgiveness.

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13 Oct 2020

Whistleblower Hired To Screen Workers For COVID-19 Exposes Meatpacking Corporation’s Oppressive Conduct

A whistleblower hired to screen employees for COVID-19 at a JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado, says she quit after a manager told her she was wrong to send a sick employee home. The employee coughed “so much she could not even talk.”

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09 Oct 2020

Dissenter Weekly: Reforming The Espionage Act, Latest In OPCW Whistleblower Scandal

On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola breaks down a proposal to reform the Espionage Act that would create a public interest defense for whistleblowers. He also highlights the latest in the OPCW whistleblower scandal, particularly how Western countries shut down testimony before the

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07 Oct 2020

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Amendment 13 (Homo Detritus) By Jesse Jett

Originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Songs Between COVID-19 and the current political climate, there is a lot to make you frustrated and anxious. We all need outlets to cope. If you are a musician, it is only natural that your outlet will involve creating music. Singer and rapper

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A flyer at WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition hearing in London, reading "FREE ASSANGE. NO U.S. EXTRADITION." Photo by Kevin Gosztola.
06 Oct 2020

Shadowproof Recognized For Exceptional Coverage Of Julian Assange’s Extradition Trial

Shadowproof received numerous donations and an outpouring of support for Kevin Gosztola’s commitment to covering the Assange Trial each day court was in session.

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FBI seal. (Photo by groovysoup on Flickr)
03 Oct 2020

FBI Seized Legally Privileged Materials From Julian Assange After Arrest In Ecuador Embassy

The FBI in the United Kingdom enlisted the Ecuador government’s help in seizing legally privileged materials from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he was arrested and expelled from the Ecuador embassy in London on April 11, 2019.

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30 Sep 2020

UC Global Employee Thwarted Plan To Massively Bug Ecuador Embassy To Spy On Assange

A UC Global employee refused to install numerous microphones and camera systems at the Ecuadorian Embassy, believing it was illegal.

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29 Sep 2020

Assange Trial Highlights How US Government Is Likely Deceiving British Court To Win Extradition

Attorney Lindsay Lewis told the British magistrate court “the unreliable nature of the U.S. government’s assurances” should be a concern for the court and British authorities in “determining whether to extradite” Assange to the United States.

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29 Sep 2020

Independent Media Roundtable: Julian Assange’s Extradition Trial And The War On Journalism

On October 3, independent journalists credentialed to cover Julian Assange’s extradition trial will gather to highlight crucial developments.

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William G. Truesdale Detention Center in Alexandria, Virginia (Image capture: Jul 2019 © 2020 Google)
28 Sep 2020

Defense Witnesses In Assange’s Extradition Trial Counter Key Prosecution Lie About US Solitary Confinement

Defense witnesses in Assange’s extradition trial challenged the repeated lie that he could communicate with others if held in solitary.

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