Month: June 2018

Supporters Prepare To Speak Out On Sixth Anniversary Of Assange’s Entrance Into Embassy

Supporters Prepare To Speak Out On Sixth Anniversary Of Assange’s Entrance Into Embassy On June 19th, Julian Assange will mark the sixth year since he entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, seeking refuge from the efforts of the US and UK governments to persecute him in retaliation for his journalistic work as Editor-In-Chief of WikiLeaks. Julian Assange’s voice has proven so effective that the most powerful forces on earth have coalesced to silence him: on June 19th, the public must respond by becoming Julian Assange’s voice, by raising that unified voice to resonate until the glass halls of power...

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From Pinochet To Assange: A Tale Of Two Extraditions

From Pinochet To Assange: A Tale Of Two Extraditions The plethora of crimes committed during the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile between 1973 and 1990 were exactly the type of abuse of power that Julian Assange would uniquely expose through WikiLeaks. Both Assange and Pinochet have battled against extradition from the UK, with vastly different outcomes and contrasting positions taken by the UK government. Astoundingly, the UK supported Pinochet, a human-rights abuser, and persecuted Assange, a journalist who has exposed crimes of the powerful. Adding to this, the UK paid for the same barrister to defend Pinochet...

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Ecuadorian Official Implies Resolution To Assange’s Isolation May Be Imminent

Ecuadorian Official Implies Resolution To Assange’s Isolation May Be Imminent Disobedient Media has consistently reported on the ongoing isolation of Wikileaks Editor-In-Chief Julian Assange within the Ecuadorian embassy in London. At the time of writing, 80 days have passed since Assange has been able to receive visitors, make phone calls, or communicate with the outside world, effectively transforming his asylum into solitary confinement, a recognized form of torture. With his sixth anniversary since seeking asylum is the Embassy rapidly approaching, pressure has escalated on the Ecuadorian government to resolve the situation in a humane manner. Recent statements made by...

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On The Skripal Poisoning Case And The Questions It Leaves Unanswered

On The Skripal Poisoning Case And The Questions It Leaves Unanswered As the Skripal poisoning saga, and the questions arising from it, have emerged gradually over the past three months, this article will begin with a timeline showing the evolution of the Skripal poisoning story before analyzing the conflicting claims at the core of the narrative. This writer will provide commentary on the overall incident and its place in the manufacturing of diffuse, widespread anti-Russian hysteria. Timeline March 2018 3rd Yulia Skripal, a Russian citizen from Moscow (and the daughter of Sergei Skripal), travels to visit Sergei at his...

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Opinion: Is The Zeitgeist Finally Shifting In Favor Of Julian Assange?

Opinion: Is The Zeitgeist Finally Shifting In Favor Of Julian Assange? Although the phrase Zeitgeist refers to the spirit of an age, it seems appropriate to use it to describe the shift in consciousness that can take place in a moment. As the sixth anniversary of Julian Assange’s asylum in the Ecuadorian Embassy approaches, public awareness is rapidly shifting in Assange’s favor. The ongoing isolation of Julian Assange by the Ecuadorian government appears to have bolstered sympathy for the Wikileaks Editor-In-Chief worldwide, instead of relegating him to the detritus of a fast-moving news cycle. 1,200 candles in front of...

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