Assange Extradition Hearing 2020 (Page 2)

September 17, 2020 Pre-Hearing Nothing new to report in pre-hearing news including the fact that human rights organizations and NGOs are still being denied access to the extradition hearing in an effort to keep a lid on the U.K. denying Assange any semblance of due process or justice in theseContinue Reading

September 16, 2020 Pre-Hearing Nothing new again to report pre-hearing minus the fact that forty “human rights, free speech and political observers” are still being banned from the extradition hearing including Reporters Without Borders and Human Rights Watch. According to Julia Hall from Amnesty International, they’ve made three applications “requestingContinue Reading

September 15, 2020 Pre-Hearing Details Nothing unusual to report today before the hearing got underway other than the fact that organizations and NGOs are still being denied access to the Assange extradition hearing. Yesterday, Rebecca Vincent from Reporters Without Borders reported that they were still being denied access to theContinue Reading

September 14, 2020 Pre-Hearing Details As most of you probably remember, last week during the Assange extradition hearing there was a Covid scare with one of the prosecutors who ended up testing negative allowing for the proceedings to resume this morning. According to reports, everyone is now wearing masks inContinue Reading

September 10, 2020: Day Four Pre-Hearing Unlike yesterday we had some unusual and concerning reports come out of the courtroom this morning, but very much like yesterday let me remind everyone: Belmarsh prison puts Assange through a five-hour ordeal including being handcuffed and strip-searched just to take him to courtContinue Reading

September 9, 2020: Day 3 Pre-Hearing Details Again, nothing unusual to report pre-hearing but I’ve decided I’m going to post this every single day as a reminder: Belmarsh prison puts Assange through a five-hour ordeal including being handcuffed and strip-searched just to take him to court. I’m wondering how manyContinue Reading

September 8, 2020: Day 2 Pre-Hearing Details Nothing unusual to report about anything that happened pre-hearing minus the fact we should all keep in mind what Julian Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, said yesterday about how Belmarsh prison puts Assange through a five-hour ordeal including being handcuffed and strip-searched just toContinue Reading

SEPTEMBER 7, 2020 (Day One) Hearing Details According to reports, before the remainder of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing resumed today, Assange’s partner, Stella Moris, spoke with him and found that he was “not well.” She said that the prison woke him up at 5 a.m. and then handcuffed and strip-searchedContinue Reading

Background The remainder of Julian Assange’s hearing begins tomorrow as Assange fights against extradition to the U.S. on seventeen counts “relating to obtaining and disclosing classified information, and one charge concerning an alleged conspiracy to [help Chelsea Manning] crack passwords on government servers.” The charges stem from material Manning leakedContinue Reading

During the early summer of 2017, David Morales, the founder of the Spanish security company, UC Global, implemented an elaborate spying operation inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London to target Australian journalist and publisher, Julian Assange. The shocking operation was carried out in coordination with the U.S. government, dubbed “OperationContinue Reading