01 Dec 2020

In Closing Argument For Julian Assange’s Extradition, Prosecutors Cast WikiLeaks As Criminal Enterprise

In the closing argument for Julian Assange’s extradition trial, prosecutors cast WikiLeaks as an ideologically motivated entity in the “business of encouraging individuals to hack into computers.”

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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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Seal for the Department of Justice. Image via Department of Justice.
26 Sep 2020

Prosecutors’ Password-Cracking Conspiracy Theory Against Assange Unravels At Extradition Trial

At the end of the third week of an extradition trial, allegations related to a computer crime charge were entirely discredited by Patrick Eller, who was a command digital forensic examiner responsible for a team of more than 80 examiners at U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command headquarters in Quantico, Virginia.

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24 Sep 2020

‘Essentially Dead’: Doctor Who Visited Assange In Ecuador Embassy Testifies At Extradition Trial

Dr. Sondra Crosby, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Belmarsh prison and in the Ecuador embassy in London, testified during his extradition trial.

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23 Sep 2020

Doctor Diagnosed Julian Assange With Asperger’s Syndrome

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, while detained in the Belmarsh high-security prison in London. This likely increases Assange’s risk of suicide if confined in restrictive prison conditions in the United States, according to a psychiatrist who testified at his extradition trial.

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22 Sep 2020

US Prosecution Accuses Assange Of Exaggerating Symptoms Of Depression

During the extradition trial for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, James Lewis, the lead prosecutor, strongly suggested Assange reads the British Medical Journal to help him exaggerate his psychiatric symptoms. He speculated that Assange consulted his attorneys on how to effectively deceive doctors. Lewis also repeatedly pressured a forensic psychiatrist, who

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