Tag Archive: Sweden

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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Internet Freedom

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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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Julian Assange May Be Exiled in the Ecuadorian Embassy, But Wikileaks Continues – TRNN Audio/Video Link

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=767&Itemid=74&jumival=13881 The four points I want to talk about today are: one is Julian’s stay in the Embassy, which is continuing. Secondly, the continuing U.S. espionage investigation of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, third is continuing work of WikiLeaks and Julian,…
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Law and Disorder Radio – 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II – Wolfgang Kaleck on the Bush Torture Team Travel Restrictions – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: This Year Marks Three Years of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy Michael Ratner: Assange is in Embassy Pending Extradition to Sweden Regarding Allegations. No Charges. It’s Essentially Indefinite Detention. Michael Ratner: Wikileaks Posts the BND Transcripts (Germany…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Julian Assange May Be Exiled in the Ecuadorian Embassy, But Wikileaks Continues – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner examines four areas of the Julian Assange case and progress to date. SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. And welcome to this edition of the…
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Swedish Prosecutor in Julian Assange’s Case Retreats; US Continues Espionage Investigation – TRNN Video Link

Julian Assange of WikiLeaks and his lawyers have been asking the Swedish prosecutors to question Assange over sexual misconduct allegations in London, where he is in exile at the Ecuadorian Embassy. He’s been there for 1,000 days now. The alleged…
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Swedish Prosecutor in Julian Assange’s Case Retreats; US Continues Espionage Investigation – TRNN Transcript

Julian Assange of WikiLeaks and his lawyers have been asking the Swedish prosecutors to question Assange over sexual misconduct allegations in London, where he is in exile at the Ecuadorian Embassy. He’s been there for 1,000 days now. The alleged…
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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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After Swedish Prosecutors Back Down, Is WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Close to Freedom? — Democracy Now Video

Today marks the 1,000th day WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in political asylum inside Ecuador’s London embassy. For the first time, Swedish prosecutors have opened the door to Assange’s departure with a request to question him in London. Assange…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Glen Ford on Ferguson Protests – Ohio Bill to Keep All Details of Executions Secret – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Is Congress’s Decision on Obama’s Plan to Close GTMO Really a Setback as Newspapers Report? Congress was considering whether to allow Guantanamo detainees to be resettled in the United States. That’s something Obama wants to do because so…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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