Nils Melzer’s The Trial of Julian Assange details how the whistleblower was “persecuted and abused for exposing the dirty secrets of the powerful, including war crimes, torture and corruption”
John Pilger writes about how Julian Assange is a truth-teller who has committed no crime but revealed government crimes and lies on a vast scale and so performed one of the great public services of our time
Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the US in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris
UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has written an open letter to US president Donald Trump, becoming the latest in a chorus of voices calling for a pardon for Assange
We take a look at a brief timeline of events that resulted in the situation Assange faces today.
As the extradition hearings of Julian Assange resume, we take a long at the continuous persecution he and Chelsea Manning have had to face for standing up to US imperialism and exposing its war crimes
Reporters Without Borders has called on the British government to respect press freedom and human rights in Assange’s trial and not comply with the US extradition request
Manning has been under almost continuous judicial sanctions since April 2019, for twice refusing to testify before a grand jury in the Wikileaks investigations case. UN special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer, has noted that the sanctions against her amount to torture and coercion
The whistleblower who brought to light US war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq has been in judicial remand for refusing to testify in the indictment of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
Assange has been detained at the high-security Belmarsh prison in accordance with the ruling by a local judge in London, while he awaits the conclusion of his extradition trial
We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.
In this episode, we look at the latest developments in the case of Chelsea Manning, struggle for the release of Nicoletta Dosio in Italy and the ongoing protests in India against the recently passed discriminatory citizenship law.