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Extradition attempts against Assange turn to farce as US prosecution seeks help of convicted paedophile

US authorities are reportedly preparing to use a convicted paedophile as a prosecution witness against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. To read more, click here. Advertisements

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Journalists now fair game as police raid public broadcaster, following US hounding of Assange

In April, US authorities issued an extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, with warnings from The Canary and other media that this could presage a wider international clampdown on public-interest journalism. And that is exactly what now seems to … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson isn’t the only candidate for PM that backed the erroneous ‘£350m to EU’

Former UK foreign secretary and mayor of London Boris Johnson MP has been summonsed to attend court to face charges of misconduct in a public office. The allegation is that by promoting the infamous ‘£350m to the EU’ in the … Continue reading

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A lawyer explains how the persecution of Julian Assange could spectacularly backfire

A lawyer who specialises in hacking and information security may have provided an argument as to why the US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not proceed. A legal expert has forensically destroyed the latest charges against Assange. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Nigel ‘man of the people’ Farage, my arse! Meet the real Brexit Party leader.

Millions of people who see Brexit as a panacea to all their woes may have just voted for a party led by assorted right-wing financiers, whose aims are to exploit and make loads of money. And heading that party is … Continue reading

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There’s a critical flaw in the US indictment against Julian Assange. It changes everything

Following the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, The Canary has examined the evidence available in relation to the US indictment against him. And we have reached the conclusion that the indictment is seriously flawed. But it’s not about Assange … Continue reading

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The attempted extradition of Julian Assange risks ‘criminalising journalism’

The Met Police has confirmed that the UK has received an extradition request from the US relating to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. This follows the arrest of Assange after Ecuador withdrew his asylum in its embassy. The US authorities have … Continue reading

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