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Julian Assange

German journos want Merkel to back Assange

The German Journalists' Association (DJV) has appealed to Chancellor Angela Merkel to intercede with US President Joe Biden on behalf of imprisoned Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. During her talks in Washington on Thursday, the conservative politician should work towards having the charges against Assange dropped, the DJV said. Should Assange,…
bubmag
July 14, 2021
Julian Assange

Trump’s War on the Press Isn’t Over Until Biden Ends It

President Donald Trump infamously labeled the press the “enemy of the people” and routinely suggested that negative stories about him were invented out of whole cloth by “nasty” reporters who were out to get him. But the extent of his administration’s assault on the press is only just coming into…
bubmag
June 4, 2021
Julian Assange

Ron Watkins Is Done With Q and Has Moved On to Aliens

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images)Ron Watkins, conspiracy-peddler extraordinaire, has found his next gig: leaking “disclosures” about extraterrestrials, Julian Assange-style. Yes, do yourself a favor and check out “AlienLeaks,” a new website Watkins just launched that he claims will be a destination for secret “never before seen” documents and disclosures involving…
bubmag
May 27, 2021
Julian Assange

The Rise of Private Spies

As WikiLeaks was riding to global fame a decade ago by publishing archives of leaked American military and diplomatic files, its founder, Julian Assange, liked to call his organization an “intelligence agency of the people.” The slogan conjured an ideal of gathering and disseminating information solely to improve public understanding…
bubmag
May 10, 2021
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