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Never Forget Julian Assange

Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Amazon / YouTube / Rumble Although Julian Assange is free and home in his native Australia, his story and decade-long suffering at the hands of the U.S. government must never be forgotten for the sake of the survival of the First Amendment. In this episode of the Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer is joined by Kevin […]

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Julian Assange is free—defying imprisonment, and even assassination plots

After more than a decade of persecution, Julian Assange has returned home to Australia a free man. He almost didn’t make it. The FBI and the Pentagon considered every available means—legal and otherwise—to prevent Julian from winning his freedom. Chip Gibbons and Kevin Gosztola return to The Real News to discuss the inside story of Julian’s fight for freedom, […]

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Julian Assange Is Finally Free, But Let’s Not Forget the War Crimes He Exposed

Peace Day Rally Truth Not War – Free Julian Assange (Wikimedia Commons) By Marjorie Cohn / Truthout After a 14-year struggle, including five years spent in Belmarsh, a maximum-security prison in London, WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange is finally free. Under the terms of a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice, Assange pled guilty to one count of conspiracy […]

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The Media Kept Assange Behind Bars

The Guardian building in London, 2012. (Bryantbob, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Jonathan Cook / Declassified UK It is only right that we all take a moment to celebrate the victory of Julian Assange’s release from 14 years of detention, in varying forms, to be united, finally, with his wife and children – two boys […]

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Assange Agreed to Destroy Unpublished Classified Material

L to R: Stella Assange, Jennifer Robinson, Senator David Shoebridge, Barry Pollack and Senator Peter Whish-Wilson at Thursday press conference in Parliament House, Canberra. (Free Assange screenshot from YouTube) By Joe Lauria / Consortium News The 23-page plea deal between Julian Assange and the United States government that freed Assange this week contains a provision that he agree […]

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Chris Hedges: You Saved Julian Assange

Free as a Bird — by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost The dark machinery of empire, whose mendacity and savagery Julian Assange exposed to the world, spent 14 years trying to destroy him. They cut him off from his funding, canceling his bank accounts and credit cards. They invented bogus charges […]

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Julian Assange Is Free: Live Coverage

Screenshot from X video released by WikiLeaks. By Diego Ramos / Original to ScheerPost Check back to this post to find the latest information on Assange’s trip. Update 1 (12:27 PM EST) Assange’s flight to Saipan Island, a US territory, has taken off from Bangkok, Thailand as of 11:37 AM EST, according to WikiLeaks. Stella […]

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‘Julian Assange is free’: WikiLeaks founder strikes plea deal With US

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on June 24, 2024. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday reached a deal with the U.S. government, agreeing to plead guilty to one felony related to the disclosure of national security information in exchange for his release from […]

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‘Julian Assange Is Free’: WikiLeaks Founder Strikes Plea Deal With US

By Common Dreams Staff WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday reached a deal with the U.S. government, agreeing to plead guilty to one felony related to the disclosure of national security information in exchange for his release from Belmarsh Prison in the United Kingdom. A related document was filed in federal court in the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. […]