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Julian Assange could face death penalty in US, High Court hears

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could face the death penalty for a prosecution based on ‘state retaliation ordered from the very top’, the High Court heard on Wednesday. Mr. Assange is […]

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Julian Assange revealed US criminality in the public interest, High Court is told

Julian Assange’s barrister told the High Court ‘it’s difficult to conceive of a disclosure of greater public interest’ than the information the Wikileaks founder is accused of unlawfully disclosing. Assange […]

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Assange extradition is politically motivated, High Court hears

The decision to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the US is illegal because he is accused of ‘political offences,’ the High Court heard today. Assange is accused by the […]

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Awards and Honours -Julian Assange Exhibition to Open at European Parliament in Strasbourg

Julian Assange, the most highly acclaimed journalist of our times, is nearing five years of imprisonment and torture in Belmarsh prison for publishing evidence of US government wrongdoing. Julian Assange’s […]

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Julian Assange’s Final Appeal to be held in UK High Court 20-21 February 2024

Campaign groups immediately call for protest outside court and globally on those days The UK High Court has confirmed that a public hearing will take place on 20-21 February 2024. […]

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Letter to the Home Secretary

This holiday, consider gifting Julian the hope of returning to his family by writing to UK Secretary of State for the Home Department, James Cleverly, urging him to block the […]

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Reports that the FBI Assange investigation has been ‘re-opened’ are incorrect

2 June 2023 On Thursday, the Sydney Morning Herald incorrectly reported in a front-page story that the FBI investigation into Julian Assange had been ‘re-opened’. Since the current process was […]

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International clamour to free Assange grows on World Press Freedom Day

On World Press Freedom Day Amnesty International and other human rights and journalists’ organisations have re-doubled their demand that Julian Assange be set free. Amnesty General Secretary Agnes Callamard called for the […]

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UK Politicians Letter to US Attorney General Merrick Garland – Drop the charges against Assange

Over 30 Parliamentarians, from six parties as well as independent MPs and Lords, have written to the US Attorney General sent today, 11 April, requesting that he “ends the extradition proceedings […]

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Reporters Without Borders denied access to visit Julian Assange in Belmarsh prison

Earlier today Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF’s) Secretary-General Christophe Deloire and Director of Operations and Campaigns Rebecca Vincent arrived to visit Julian Assange inside Belmarsh prison but were denied access at […]