May 242019
2019-05-23  ‘Frightening’: Charges Against Julian Assange Alarm Press Advocates, from NY Times

By Michael M. Grynbaum and Marc Tracy   Journalists and press freedom groups reacted with alarm on Thursday after the Trump administration announced new charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks leader, for publishing classified information, in a case that legal experts say takes direct aim at previously sacrosanct protections for the news media. In indicting […]

May 222019
2019-05-21  (Pre-empt):  Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's computers, from AP

Protesters in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London Monday. Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. | AP BOGOTA – With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle […]

May 022019
2019-05-01  Assange's lawyer Jennifer Robinson; brief video clip, good.  Plus teleSUR coverage.

The Globe&Mail posted the video clip by itself (it is  1 minute, 37 seconds). Nice!  you are spared the biased reporting in Canadian mainstream media that makes me gag – –  the Vancouver Sun, just one example. The video starts with the Editor of Wikileaks, then goes to lawyer Jennifter Robinson. Please let me […]

Apr 282019
2019-04-16  Julian Assange Wins 2019 EU Journalism Award,  teleSUR

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was seen on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. | Photo: Reuters   Jimmy Carter: US Is Most Warlike Nation in History of the… by Brett Wilkins Estafanía Bravo The award is given to individuals “uncovering the truth and exposing it to the public” and to honor those “intimidated […]

Apr 282019
2019-04-27  Ecuador Embassy Staff Contradicts Allegations Against Assange, teleSUR

Assange with Ecuador’s former foreign minister. “You have to attack and defame the personality if you don’t want the public opinion to support the brave one who challenged the most powerful nation on the planet.” Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno made a number of allegations against Julian Assange, including accusing the whistleblower of being disrespectful towards […]

Apr 142019
2019-04-14  The 7 Years Of Lies About Assange Won't Stop Now,  Zero Hedge

by Tyler Durden Sun, 04/14/2019 – 07:00 542 SHARES Twitter Facebook Reddit Email Print Authored by Jonathan Cook, For seven years, from the moment Julian Assange first sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, they have been telling us we were wrong, that we were paranoid conspiracy theorists. We were told there was no […]

Apr 142019
2019-04-14  Julian Assange Languishes in Prison as His Journalistic Collaborators Brandish Their Prizes,  The Intercept, Charles Glass

While Julian Assange languishes in south London’s maximum security Belmarsh Prison, a British court is weighing his fate. The 48-year-old Australian founder of Wikileaks is serving time for the minor crime of jumping bail by taking asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. His fear at the time was that the […]

Apr 082019

 If you are short of time,  scroll down to the coloured text.   Since the death of Alexandre Grothendieck in November 2014, there have been a number of books and articles about this enigmatic man who earned a reputation as “the greatest pure mathematician of the twentieth century”.   Grothendieck invented ways of thinking that were highly […]

Mar 252019

The Courage Foundation nominates Julian Assange for the 2019 Galizia Prize for Journalists, Whistleblowers & Defenders of the Right to Information. Julian Assange merits this award on the following grounds: Based on need Julian Assange is the only publisher and journalist in the EU formally found to be arbitrarily detained by the UN Human Rights […]

Mar 252019

Revision — From the April 2019 issue More Than a Data Dump Why Julian Assange deserves First Amendment protection   Last fall, a court filing in the Eastern District of Virginia inadvertently suggested that the Justice Department had indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other outlets reported […]