Tag Archive: Asylum

Spying on Lawyers: Snowden Documents Show NSA Ally Targeted U.S. Law Firm Democracy Now Video

A new report based on leaks by Edward Snowden reveals the National Security Agency played a role in the monitoring of a U.S. law firm that represented the Indonesian government during trade disputes with the United States. According to The…
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Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with you, Jessica, and The Real News. DESVARIEUX, TRNN PRODUCER: So, Michael, what’s brewing this week? What are you working on? RATNER: Well, this week–you know, the…
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Julian Assange: Why isn’t Sweden going to London? — Majority Report Video

Analysis about why Sweden has not questioned Julian Assange about the sexual misconduct allegations. Huge diplomatic brouhaha and all that needs to happen is for Sweden to go to the UK and question him in the Ecuadorean Embassy. Discussion of…
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WikiLeaks Attorney Praises Ecuador for Considering Snowden Asylum Request Despite U.S. Pressure – Democracy Now Transcript

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is reportedly playing a central role in helping National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden leave Hong Kong and apply for political asylum in Ecuador. A WikiLeaks activist named Sarah Harrison reportedly accompanied Snowden on his flight…
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WikiLeaks Attorney Praises Ecuador for Considering Snowden Asylum Request Despite U.S. Pressure — Democracy Now Video

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is reportedly playing a central role in helping National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden leave Hong Kong and apply for political asylum in Ecuador. A WikiLeaks activist named Sarah Harrison reportedly accompanied Snowden on his flight…
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Exclusive Video: WikiLeaks Lawyer Confirms Snowden Lands In Russia; Seeks Asylum in Unnamed Country – Democracy Now Transcript

“Apparently he left Hong Kong with no difficulty,” Ratner says, confirming that he is now in Moscow. “Hong Kong government said that the warrant for his arrest issued by the United States was not valid. That he was free to…
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Exclusive Video: WikiLeaks Lawyer Confirms Snowden Lands In Russia; Seeks Asylum in Unnamed Country –Democracy Now Video

Amy Goodman interviews Michael Ratner, lawyer for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, about the breaking news that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has freely left Hong Kong and has flown to Russia. He is seeking asylum in an unnamed country. https://www.democracynow.org/2013/6/23/wikileaks_lawyer_snowden_left_hong_kong_lands_in_russia_seeks_political_asylum_in_unnamed_country  

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“Democracia morre atrás de portas fechadas,” diz advogado de Assange – Opera Mundi – Interview (Brazilian Portuguese & Translation)

Reconhecido pelo seu trabalho no âmbito do Direito Internacional, Michael Ratner defende criador do Wikileaks O jurista norte-americano Michael Ratner, 70 anos, construiu a sua vida na luta por Direitos Humanos e pela defesa da população contra crimes de estado….
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