Month: April 2018

A Conversation With Chris Blackburn On The Contradictions Surrounding Mifsud

A Conversation With Chris Blackburn On The Contradictions Surrounding Mifsud After the publication of Disobedient Media’s coverage of ‘eclectic scholar’ Joseph Mifsud’s unexamined ties to UK intelligence officials, this author was contacted by Chris Blackburn, a UK Political Analyst focusing on International Relations and Security, whose Twitter post instigated this writer’s research into the matter. This writer’s interest in Mifsud and in turn, the Trump-Russia collusion narrative, was heightened by a Twitter thread on the subject published by WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange shortly before Ecuador cut off his connection to the outside world. Chris Blackburn’s initial Tweets on the matter included of a photograph...

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Opinion: Ecuador’s Solitary Confinement Of Assange Is Torture

Opinion: Ecuador’s Solitary Confinement Of Assange Is Torture Solitary confinement is torture. It is torture when it is used in prisons, against adults and teenagers like Kalief Browder. It was torture when it was imposed on Chelsea Manning, and it is torture that is now being applied to WikiLeaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange. What exactly constitutes torture, and why does solitary confinement fall under its definition? The term is defined in the online Oxford English Dictionary thus: “1. The action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do or...

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Open Letter: We Demand That Julian Assange’s Rights Be Restored

Open Letter: We Demand That Julian Assange’s Rights Be Restored Sourced with permission : Open Letter: We Demand That Julian Assange’s Rights Be Restored With deep pride in the rights we hold so dear, we are calling on those who share our love of liberty to respectfully ask the Ecuadorian government to give Julian Assange back his voice. We are also asking that the United States end the Grand Jury investigation into WikiLeaks and drop any charges against the publisher and all other staff members On March 25, Ecuador caved to pressure from the United States and Spanish governments to...

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US Aggression Towards Syria Escalates As Assange Remains Unable To Speak Out

US Aggression Towards Syria Escalates As Assange Remains Unable To Speak Out Since Ecuador cut Julian Assange off from communication with the outside world two weeks ago, speculation has run rife on the nature of the driving forces behind Ecuador’s decision. With the drums of war now being sounded for the United States to enter into a full military attack on Assad in Syria, it is especially troubling that the Wikileaks Editor-In-Chief is prevented from expressing his views to the outside world. Assange has long been an extremely effective and ardent anti-war voice, often promoting the work of like-minded...

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Opinion: For Truth-Tellers Like Sheikha Latifa, There Is No Justice

Opinion: For Truth-Tellers Like Sheikha Latifa, There Is No Justice Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum hoped the public would never have to see the forty minute video she created before her attempted escape from Dubai, which was only to be published in the event of a disaster. In the forty-minute clip, she repeatedly tells the camera: “This might be the last video I ever make.” Latifa is the daughter of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. As she explains in her recording, she previously attempted to flee Dubai in her teens but was caught at the border...

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