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Evidence mounts of irregularities in UK court procedures in Assange extradition case

The second of two articles examining Julian Assange’s upcoming extradition trial. The first article in this series proposed that there are at least six legal reasons why the extradition request by the US against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be … Continue reading

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Six legal arguments show why the US extradition of Julian Assange should be denied

The first of two articles examining Julian Assange’s upcoming extradition trial. There are at least six legal reasons why the extradition request by the US against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be dismissed by the UK courts. The main extradition … Continue reading

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UK authorities have just provided the perfect reason why Assange’s extradition should end

A UK authority may have just provided the perfect reason for dismissing the US extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Court hearing At a 21 October court hearing, Assange’s lawyers made it clear to district judge Vanessa Baraitser that … Continue reading

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Judge’s ruling throws huge spanner into US extradition proceedings against Assange

A US judge has ruled that WikiLeaks was fully entitled to publish the Democratic National Congress (DNC) emails, which means no law was broken. The ruling is highly significant as it could impact upon the US extradition proceedings against WikiLeaks … 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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UN Rapporteur questions Assange judge’s role as more conflict of interest evidence emerges

A search of WikiLeaks suggests one of the judges overseeing Julian Assange‘s pre-extradition hearings may be compromised via family and business links to the UK intelligence and defence establishment. An earlier article in The Canary highlighted some of those links. … Continue reading

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Assange judge refuses to step down, despite evidence of intelligence and defence links

Accusations of a conflict of interest have emerged regarding the judge presiding over the pre-extradition hearings of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Indeed, there appears to be overwhelming evidence of family links to the defence industry, to a vocal critic of … Continue reading

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