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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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Julian Assange prosecution should be dropped, says specialist extradition lawyer

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. Selective prosecution The 17 additional charges listed in … 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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The prosecution of Julian Assange could be severely compromised, agrees barrister

A barrister and adviser to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange argues that any intended prosecution of him by the US or Sweden may have been severely compromised. And as such, that would invalidate any extradition request from either of those countries. … Continue reading

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FBI explains how Julian Assange may escape prosecution. And Chelsea Manning is key.

An FBI agent has made it clear that, regarding charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, further testimony from whistleblower Chelsea Manning will be critical to achieving a successful prosecution. Because if Manning keeps refusing to testify to the courts, the … Continue reading

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Assange’s Australian legal adviser tells The Canary ‘We are now all on notice’

It is often forgotten that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is an Australian citizen, who had his passport renewed late last year by then foreign minister Julie Bishop. Both his mother and father live in Australia. But because he’s a citizen … Continue reading

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