Assange has been imprisoned in Belmarsh Prison since 2019, while the United States government has been waging a legal battle to fight for his extradition.
Vijay Prashad delivers a moving address on the horrors of war, hunger and the necessity of fighting for peace for all
The upcoming Belmarsh Tribunal in New York coincides with with the date of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility by the US in occupied parts of Cuba
In these 20 years of operations, only 12 detainees have been charged and just 2 convicted of any crimes by the Military Commissions.
Today we look at the protest for debt relief by taxi drivers in New York City, the 19 year long wrongful imprisonment of Ahmed Rabbani by the U.S., and more
Assadullah Gul has spent 14 years at the Guantanamo detention center without being formally charged and tried. He is one of the 39 remaining detainees and underwent physical and psychological torture
The failure of the successive governments in the US to shut Gitmo in which the majority of the detainees, past and present, were never charged with any crime formally, even after spending years in prison and suffering inhuman acts of torture, exposes their complete disregard to human rights.
Today’s witness presented by the defense, Eric Lewis, tried to impress upon the fact that once Assange could be subjected to arbitrary detention methods and highlighted the tremendous contributions of Wikileaks in advancing an ICC investigation of the US
The viciousness of the persecution of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks stems from their consistent success in exposing the lies of imperialism and destroying the claims of the West to stand for the good of all