Tag Archive: Extradition

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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Julian Assange Attorney Says Sealed Indictment ‘More Likely Than Not’ – Huffington Post – by Ryan Grim

WASHINGTON — The Department of Justice has “more likely than not” prepared a sealed indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for publishing classified material, his attorney, Michael Ratner, told The Huffington Post. Assange said the evidence he and his attorneys…
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Assange Speaks to UN – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner (US attorney for Julian Assange): Assange called for release of Bradley Manning and attacked President Obama’s call for free speech while suppressing whistle blowers. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be with…
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Assange Speaks to UN – TRNN Video Link

Assange called for release of Bradley Manning and attacked President Obama’s call for free speech while suppressing whistle blowers.

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Law and Disorder Radio – Department of Defense Declassifies Report on Alleged Drugging of Guantanamo Detainees – Prisoner Adnan Latif Dies at Guantanamo – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US Refuses to Extradite Former Bolivian President   (Photo credit JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images) Jose Padilla Re-Sentencing Ward Churchill Case Update – Are University Boards of Regents Immune? Armenia Protests Extradition of Axe Murderer                 Department…
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Pressure Put on Manning to Implicate Assange – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: As Wikileaks Founder Nears 100 Days in Ecuadorian Embassy Sweden’s refusal to interview Assange in London suggests they are working with US towards extradition

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Ecuador Grants Julian Assange Asylum; U.S. Seen as “Hidden Hand” Behind U.K. Threat to Raid Embassy – Democracy Now Transcript

As Ecuador prepared to announce its decision on granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Britain threatened to raid the Ecuadorean embassy in London where Assange has taken refuge for the past two months. Britain told Ecuador that giving Julian…
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Ecuador Grants Julian Assange Asylum; U.S. Seen as “Hidden Hand” Behind U.K. Threat to Raid Embassy – Democracy Now Video

As Ecuador prepared to announce its decision on granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Britain threatened to raid the Ecuadorean embassy in London where Assange has taken refuge for the past two months. Britain told Ecuador that giving Julian…
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“Back Off”: Assange Attorney Michael Ratner Urges U.K., U.S. to Respect Asylum Decision, Int’l Law – Democracy Now Video

 Michael Ratner, a member of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s legal team, reacts to the breaking news that Ecuador has approved Assange’s request for political asylum two months after Assange took refuge in its London embassy.

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Julian Assange of WikiLeaks Seeks Asylum in Ecuador in Attempt to Avoid Extradition to U.S. – Democracy Now Transcript

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has taken refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London and asked for asylum. Assange made the move Tuesday in a last-ditch bid to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crime accusations. Earlier today, police in London announced…
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