May 142020
 

Mr. Stone, a longtime friend of President Trump, had denied such a relationship, but newly revealed court documents unveiled private exchanges.   By Sharon LaFraniere   WASHINGTON — One of the enduring mysteries left unsolved by the Mueller inquiry was whether Roger J. Stone Jr., President Trump’s longtime friend and political adviser, ever communicated during […]

Mar 142020
 
2020-03-06  “Julian Did Redact”: An Interview With Lawyer-Journalist Mark Davis,  Sydney (Australia) Criminal Lawyers

by Paul Gregoire The line up of renowned Australian journalists on the stage at the Martin Place Amphitheatre on 24 February was impressive. Gathered for a rally, they included John Pilger, Mary Kostakidis, Quentin Dempster, Wendy Bacon, Andrew Fowler and Mark Davis. They were there to speak in support of fellow journalist Julian Assange, on […]

Mar 142020
 
2020-03-12  Chelsea Manning Freed, Faces $256,000 in Fines,  from the LA Progressive

I have huge respect for Chelsea Manning.  Withstanding the pressure.  Read her words.  … Hats off to Chelsea.  /Sandra Today, March 12, prosecutors in the Eastern District of Virginia ended the grand jury of Julian Assange and Wikileaks in which Chelsea Manning refused to testify. As a result, US District Court Judge Anthony Trenga ordered […]

Dec 192019
 

Canadian Press (CP) Report on first step in the extradition hearings against Julian Assange, appears below. A few comments first. The case has the potential to become a broader argument about the extraterritorial reach of the US.  Citizens in the FVEY “developed” countries are equally in the extraterritorial reach  of the US, along with nations […]

Nov 282019
 
2019-11-28  "This Christmas journalism is on trial."

  At 3pm on 3 December, Brian Enos will pull the sheets off an oversized digital Christmas card (pictured) outside the Home Office’s Westminster premises, featuring a snap of white-haired WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and emblazoned with the cheery message: “This Christmas journalism is on trial.”   . . . At the event, Joe Public will […]

Sep 132019
 

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is to remain in prison when his jail term ends because of his “history of absconding”, a judge has ruled. He was due to be released on 22 September after serving his sentence for breaching bail conditions. But Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard there were “substantial grounds” for believing he would abscond […]

Sep 092019
 

Source: Xinhua Editor: yan   STOCKHOLM   Swedish prosecutors had interviewed two new witnesses over the summer as part of the ongoing investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said Monday in a statement. They had also re-interviewed five individuals who were interviewed in 2010, the statement said. “During the summer, we […]

Jun 142019
 

Recommend:  listen to the video at this link.   The transcript is provided if you prefer. https://www.democracynow.org/2019/6/14/ola_bini_ecuador_arrest_wikileaks_assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared before a magistrates’ court in London Friday, saying his life was “effectively at stake” if the U.K. honors an extradition request from the United States, where he faces 17 counts of violating the Espionage […]

Jun 052019
 
2019-06-04  Julian Assange Scores Legal Victory as Swedish Court Denies Detention Request,  CNN

This is a reasonably (?) balanced article, insofar as mainstream reporting goes. I inserted two comments to point out subtle distortions that I think are important.  Can I still say it’s “reasonably balanced”?! /Sandra Buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of […]

May 302019
 

An important contribution to understanding the application of First Amendment rights (U.S.) in the Assange case.  With thanks to Andrew Napolitano and the Washington Times. – – – – – – – –  – – — Andrew P. Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, is a regular contributor to The […]