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Tag: Julian Assange

  • Thursday, August 24th 2023 - 10:14 UTC

    Assange's father thanks Brazil for supporting his son's release

    Assange's possible extradition to the US would be a “death sentence,” his father said

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's father John Shipton, who is in Brazil promoting a movie on his son, has thanked the South American country for standing in favor of the journalist’s release, Agência Brasil reported.

  • Sunday, June 11th 2023 - 14:34 UTC

    Lula concerned over Assange's extradition to the US

    Assange was arrested in 2019 in London

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has voiced his concern over the imminent extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange from Britain to the United States to stand trial for espionage. Lula insisted Assange's arrest was against freedom of the press and the defense of democracy.

  • Tuesday, May 9th 2023 - 10:24 UTC

    Lula supports Assange's cause

    Lula also lambasted the media for not supporting their colleague

    During his recent visit to London, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expressed his strong disapproval of the UK's treatment of Julian Assange. Lula criticized the UK for imprisoning the WikiLeaks founder for his professional activities as a journalist and called for his immediate release.

  • Tuesday, October 11th 2022 - 09:55 UTC

    Assange isolated inside prison after testing positive for COVID-19

    Assange's health has deteriorated considerably since he has been housed at Belmarsh prison

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, housed at Belmarsh prison in the UK awaiting extradition to the United States, has been reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 while his wife harbors fears over his well-being.

  • Monday, September 12th 2022 - 09:58 UTC

    Assange supporters stage demonstrations in Mexico City

    AMLO has offered political asylum to Assange but he is uunder arrest in Britain pending extradition to the US to stand trial for espionage

    Relatives and supporters of Julian Assange's gathered Sunday in fron of the US Embassy in Mexico City to protest against the impending extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the United States to face espionage charges, on the wake of Secretary of State Antony Blinken's arrival.

  • Friday, June 17th 2022 - 21:11 UTC

    UK Home Secretary okays Assange's extradition

    “I'm going to spend every waking hour fighting for Julian until he is free, until justice is served,” Assange's wife stressed

    British Home Secretary Priti Patel Friday signed the documents whereby the Australian founder of Wikileaks Julian Assange is to be extradited to the United States to be tried for divulging classified information revealing war crimes in Iran and Afghanistan.

  • Tuesday, March 15th 2022 - 09:00 UTC

    UK Supreme Court denies Assange's request, way clear now for extradition

    Britain's Supreme Court Monday turned down a request from Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to review his case. The decision has exhausted UK procedural alternatives and the way is now clear for the 50-year-old Australian national to be extradited to the United States.

  • Tuesday, January 25th 2022 - 09:24 UTC

    Assange may appeal his extradition before the UK's Supreme Court

    The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomed the possibility of an appeal

    British magistrates Ian Burnett and Tim Holroyde Monday ruled there was a legal technicality in Julian Assange's case worth reviewing by the country's highest court and therefore cleared the way for the latter's extradition to the United States to be appealed against.

  • Sunday, December 12th 2021 - 20:06 UTC

    Assange's health compromised, wife says

    Washington is waging “a war of exhaustion,” Moris said

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's wife Stella Moris confirmed her husband had suffered a mild brain stroke during a virtual court appearance on October 27 from London's Belmarsh maximum-security prison, the British outlet Daily Mail reported.

  • Saturday, December 11th 2021 - 08:53 UTC

    British court now says Assange may be extradited to the US

    Assange's wife said Friday’s ruling was a “grave miscarriage of justice”

    A British court has ruled in favor of extraditing Julian Assange to the United States after finding the founder of WikiLeaks will be treated fairly while facing espionage charges for divulging classified documents.