Nov 252018

On his program “On Contact,” journalist and author Chris Hedges interviews Joe Lauria, CN editor, on the moves to prosecute Julian Assange using the Espionage Act; the media’s cravenness and the latest on Assange’s condition in London. The Fate of Julian Assange: Chris Hedges Interviews Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria Consortium News  

Nov 252018
2017-03-07   Press Release,  Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed.  Julian Assange

Today, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. Julian Assange provides important CONTEXT, as well as content.   Leaks News About Partners Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed Releases Documents   Contents […]

Nov 242018

Julian Assange’s lawyers have been refused entry to the Ecuadorian embassy, WikiLeaks said in a tweet. The news comes amid fears he may soon be kicked out of the embassy. WikiLeaks said the Ecuadorian government had refused to give lawyers Aitor Martinez and Jen Robinson access to Assange this weekend. The longtime WikiLeaks editor faces […]

Nov 242018
2018-11-23   Why you should care about the Julian Assange case, from Rolling Stone

By   Matt Taibbi Forget Jim Acosta. If you’re worried about Trump’s assault on the press, news of a Wikileaks indictment is the real scare story Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange speaks from the Ecuador Embassy after Sweden’s director of public prosecutions.  Vianney Le Caer/REX Shutterstock – – – – – – – – Wikileaks founder […]

Nov 212018
2015-09-30  Environmental Activists Continue to Face Interrogations at US-Canada Border,   Earth Island Journal

Members of Deep Green Resistance denied entry to Canada on the way to a Chris Hedges’ lecture Adam Federman   Three members of the radical environmental organization Deep Green Resistance and two other individuals were detained for more than seven hours at the Peace Arch border crossing between Washington State and British Columbia on their […]

Nov 202018

NOTE:  Normally,  I would only post the OUTCOME of this challenge.   But there’s good background, and a timeline under the last heading:  Journalists’ battle to secure answers on WikiLeaksNOTE:   “Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)”  refers to LONDON. – – – – – – – – – – – – Lawyers will challenge the Metropolitan Police […]

Nov 172018

Julian Assange has been charged “under seal” in the US. That means no details of the charge, or even the charge itself, are meant to be known by the public. Vanity Fair, Excerpt: According to The Washington Post, an August 22 filing in an unrelated case mentions Assange twice by name. Arguing that a case […]

Nov 072018

REGARDING: 2018-10-21    US Navy Ship (US Southern Command) Lands On Ecuador’s Shore to Give Free Medical Care – – – – – – – – – – – – CONTEXT Former President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, was succeeded by current President Lenin Moreno. BELOW   UNION OF SOUTH AMERICAN NATIONS  (UNASUR)   POKING A FINGER […]

Nov 072018
2018-07-05   Ecuador's President Moreno: 'Unasur Must Surrender Quito HQ'

Ecuador’s President, Lenin Moreno. | Photo: Reuters Unasur was championed by progressive leaders, such as former Ecuadorean and Venezuelan presidents Rafael Correa and Hugo Chavez. Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno is asking the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) to hand over the regional integration bloc’s headquarters building, located north of Quito, as uncertainty over the […]