Tag Archives: Julian Assange

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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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.

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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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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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