Category Archives: Media

How government-funded research helped turn Labour’s election hopes into a smear

UK government-funded researchers helped ensure that what should have been a fatal blow to the Tories’ election campaign became, instead, a smear aimed at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn produces damning evidence On 19 November, Corbyn famously revealed a redacted … Continue reading

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The US criminalisation of WikiLeaks can lead to only one outcome: journalists beware

The UK and Canadian governments have just hosted a jamboree in London on ‘defending media freedom’. Australia’s foreign minister Marise Payne attended. The irony is that in the same city languishes an Australian citizen with a freshly renewed passport: WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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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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If the world’s media stands together, the prosecution of Assange will fail

The latest indictment issued by the US against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange includes 17 new charges. But a lawyer specialising in extradition argues that UK authorities should reject the case against Assange. To read more, click here.

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A government-funded destabilisation network is forced to disable its own website

The Integrity Initiative is an intelligence-linked network. It’s mainly UK government funded and specialises in combating what it calls ‘Russian disinformation’. Tactics include the destabilisation of tendencies it sees as being influenced by the Kremlin. But following the publishing of hacked documents, … Continue reading

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Julian Assange lodges legal claim to demand that US charges raised against him be unsealed

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have filed an urgent application to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Washington DC. It directs the Trump administration to unseal charges secretly filed against him. They’re also asking the commission … Continue reading

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A coalition of extremist Brexit groups is emerging from out of the shadows. Be warned.

An assortment of extreme Brexit organisations is re-emerging. Their aim? To promote a hard Brexit or ‘no deal’ situation. Some are relatively new; others have direct links to old-style Leave campaigners and their dubious technologies. To read more, click here.

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Guilty by innuendo: the Guardian campaign against Julian Assange that breaks all the rules

An analysis of articles published by the Guardian over several months reveals what appears to be a campaign to link WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with Russia and the Kremlin. But the paper has provided little or no evidence to back … Continue reading

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Guilty by innuendo: the Guardian campaign against Julian Assange that breaks all the rules

An analysis of articles published by the Guardian over several months reveals what appears to be a campaign to link WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with Russia and the Kremlin. But the paper has provided little or no evidence to back … Continue reading

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