25 Oct 2022

Chelsea Manning’s Book Further Complicates US Government’s Case Against Julian Assange

In the United States government’s case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, prosecutors claim that he communicated with US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning through an encrypted chat client known as Jabber.

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15 Aug 2022

CIA, Pompeo Sued For Allegedly Spying On US Attorneys And Journalists Who Met With Assange

A group of journalists and lawyers, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy, sued the CIA and former director Mike Pompeo.

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17 Jun 2022

State Of World Press Freedom Darkens As UK Government Approves Assange’s Extradition

This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism. United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Patel’s decision to hand over a journalist to the US

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31 May 2022

Major Political Parties In UK Back ‘State Threats’ Bill That Would Jeopardize Press Freedom

All main political parties in the United Kingdom have called for immediate passage in Parliament of new measures to fight “state threats,” which would restrict press freedom and threaten civil liberties.

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20 Apr 2022

Dark Day For Press Freedom As British Court Orders Assange Extradition

A British magistrates court ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States and sent the request for his extradition to Home Office Secretary Priti Patel for approval.

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15 Mar 2022

UK Supreme Court Slams Door On Assange Appeal, Extradition May Be Authorized

This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism. Without any explanation, the British Supreme Court denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange “permission to appeal” a decision by the British High Court. The Supreme Court maintained the appeal did not

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10 Feb 2022

UK Official Secrets Act Proposals Take Cues From US Espionage Act Cases

Proposals could expand imprisonment for whistleblowers and journalists from two years to as high as 14 years in prison.

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24 Jan 2022

British High Court Opens Door For Assange To Appeal To Supreme Court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prevailed in his effort to obtain certification from the British High Court of Justice, which would allow him to appeal their prior decision to the Supreme Court.

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10 Dec 2021

Assange Plans To Appeal High Court Decision Backing Extradition To United States

In a ruling from UK High Court on Human Rights Day, a district judge’s decision which blocked extradition of Julian Assange was overturned.

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29 Oct 2021

Appeal Hearing: CIA’s War On Assange, Their ‘Most Prominent Critic,’ Takes Center Stage

The United States government’s appeal hearing in the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange ended with a focus on the CIA.

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