For this edition of “Dissenter Weekly” in 2021, host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights complaints from whistleblowers at Voice of America over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech, which they described as a “publicity stunt.”
A British district judge denied bail for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a hearing in which the prosecution argued he had helped NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden “flee justice” and would abscond if released from the Belmarsh high-security prison. “As far as Mr. Assange is concerned, this case has not been
The following was originally published as part of The Dissenter newsletter. The mass incarceration system in the United States is cruel and inhumane, and as a result, the U.S. government had their extradition request against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denied by a British district judge. As Judge Vanessa Baraitser declared
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.”
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.
A UC Global employee refused to install numerous microphones and camera systems at the Ecuadorian Embassy, believing it was illegal.
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.
On October 3, independent journalists credentialed to cover Julian Assange’s extradition trial will gather to highlight crucial developments.
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.
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.