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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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21 Sep 2020

Trump Jr. Fixer: Everyone In WikiLeaks Deserve The Death Penalty

When Richard Grenell, one of President Donald Trump’s closest envoys in Europe, was the ambassador to Germany, Grenell reportedly brokered a deal with the Ecuador government for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s arrest and expulsion from the London embassy.

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Khaled El Masri. Screen shot from "Outlawed," a documentary produced in 2006 with support from ACLU, Amnesty International, Center for Constitutional Rights, and other groups.
18 Sep 2020

Khaled El Masri Stands Up To CIA Intimidation, Supports Assange During Extradition Trial

Khaled El Masri, a survivor of CIA torture and detention, indicated support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during extradition trial.

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17 Sep 2020

Assange’s Extradition Trial: Court Hears About History Of Political Prosecutions Under Espionage Act

“There has never, in the century-long history of the Espionage Act, been an indictment of a U.S. publisher under the law for the publication of secrets,” declared Carey Shenkman, an attorney who has co-authored a first-of-its-kind peer-reviewed book on the Espionage Act.

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16 Sep 2020

Good Ellsberg, Bad Assange: At Extradition Trial, Pentagon Papers Whistleblower Dismantles False Narrative

Opponents of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange often hold up Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg as an example of someone who was responsible for a good leak. They insist WikiLeaks is not like the Pentagon Papers because supposedly Assange was reckless with sensitive documents. On the seventh day of an extradition

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15 Sep 2020

Witnesses At Extradition Trial Say Assange Could Spend Rest Of His Life In US Prison

During an extradition trial, witnesses for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team said he could spend the rest of his life in a federal prison in the United States if convicted of all the offenses he faces.

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14 Sep 2020

At Assange Trial, Prosecution Invokes Human Rights Court Decision That Downplayed Abusive Supermax Prisons

Julian Assange’s legal team was confronted with a European Court of Human Rights decision that sided with US government on supermax prisons.

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