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Julian Assange

Julian Assange’s father takes freedom fight to Canberra

news, latest-news, Julian Assange A year since Julian Assange's father last saw his son in London's maximum-security Belmarsh prison, he is bringing his fight for the WikiLeaks founder's freedom to the Parliament House forecourt. John Shipton, 77, said his trip to the national capital and appearance at Parliament House on…
bubmag
March 14, 2021
Julian Assange

Joe Biden’s Persecution of Julian Assange

Not only did Trump refuse to pardon him, Biden is now continuing to try to extradite him. But what of press freedom? Julian Assange in better days, 2014. (Chancellory of Ecuador/Flickr) Defenders of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange experienced a double disappointment in the early weeks of 2021. Although President Donald…
bubmag
March 2, 2021
Julian Assange

Human rights groups call for US to drop Assange case

Human rights groups have urged the new US administration to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  It comes ahead of a Friday deadline for Washington to appeal against a court ruling that barred his extradition from Britain.  Twenty-four organisations including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International USA and Reporters Without Borders…
bubmag
February 9, 2021
Julian Assange

In With a Bang, Out With a Whimper.

Out with a whimper, and I suppose we should have seen it coming. Although the claims were always bold: “Drain the Swamp!” “Build the Wall!” “Lock Her Up!” The odds, unfortunately, were never good. Never before had an elected President been so opposed, not just by the elites of both…
bubmag
January 31, 2021
Julian Assange

UK judge orders Arif Naqvi’s extradition to US

LONDON: The Westminster Magistrates’ Court has ordered the extradition of Abraaj founder and renowned Pakistani businessman Arif Masood Naqvi to face charges of fraud, money-laundering and racketeering which carry, in total, 300 years in prison. Senior District Judge Emma Arbuthnot ordered that the Pakistani businessman be extradited to the US…
bubmag
January 28, 2021