Tag Archive: Julian Assange

Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters – TRNN Transcript

MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, it’s always a busy week. This was again, really, a week about…
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Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? – Democracy Now Transcript

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does not…
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Bradley Manning Verdict – Democracy Now Transcript

Bradley Manning has been found not guilty of aiding the enemy. He has been found guilty of five espionage charges. He has been found guilty of five theft charges. U.S. Military Announcement of Manning verdict Transcript of today’s proceedings Watch…
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Manning and the Media – Panel Presentation – Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkSDNN9gAco Michael Ratner, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, during a panel presentation on “Manning and the Media” on the eve of Bradley Manning’s long-delayed trial. Ratner and the CCR are representing Wikileaks and Julian Assange, as well as…
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After Swedish Prosecutors Back Down, Is WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Close to Freedom? – Democracy Now Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: Today marks the 1,000th day that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he has political asylum. Now, for the first time, Swedish prosecutors have issued a request to question Assange in London. This follows pressure…
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It’s Been Two Weeks Since a UN Panel Declared That Julian Assange Should Be Freed. Why Is He Still Detained? – The Nation

It’s time to end Julian Assange’s arbitrary detention at the hands of Sweden and the United Kingdom. By Melinda Taylor, Carey Shenkman and Michael Ratner On February 5, the United Nation’s highest authority on detention, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD), found that our client…
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UN Victory in Assange Case – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Blog – with Melinda Taylor and Carey Shenkman

In a major legal victory for international human rights law, the UN acknowledged the risk of extradition to the United States faced by journalist Julian Assange. This decision marks a significant development in the law of detention, and has enormous…
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