Bail denied | Not even COVID-19 threat can free Assange

#WikiLeaks founder Julian #Assange has been denied bail by a London court after his lawyers argued that the #Covid19 pandemic posed a serious threat to his health in light of his pre-existing conditions. Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that the global pandemic “does not provide grounds” for Assange’s release. MORE: https://on.rt.com/adi4 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Bail denied | Not even COVID-19 threat can free Assange

Chelsea Manning released, but still owes $256k fine

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks before a grand jury, has been released – but is still on the hook for over a quarter of a million dollars in fines for contempt of court. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aco7 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook … Read more Chelsea Manning released, but still owes $256k fine

Manning suicide attempt | Activist stays rigid in not testifying against WikiLeaks

Former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, jailed a year ago for refusing to testify before a federal jury investigating WikiLeaks, has attempted suicide ahead of a court hearing. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/aclj Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on … Read more Manning suicide attempt | Activist stays rigid in not testifying against WikiLeaks

Julian Assange denied permission to sit with his legal team for extradition hearings | ABC News

Julian Assange’s legal team has failed in a bid to have its client removed from a bulletproof glass dock during his extradition hearings. Lawyers for the WikiLeaks founder say they can’t confidentially communicate with him, but the judge ruled against their request. Europe correspondent Samantha Hawley filed this report. Image: AP/Elizabeth Cook/PA For more from … Read more Julian Assange denied permission to sit with his legal team for extradition hearings | ABC News

Julian Assange frustrated over lack of access to his legal team | ABC News

Julian Assange has expressed frustration over a lack of access to his legal team during a dramatic day in his extradition trial. The 48-year-old’s lawyer indicated he could apply for bail so the Wikileaks founder could communicate in confidence. Europe correspondent Samantha Hawley reports. Read more here: https://ab.co/2I1CUFL For more from ABC News, click here: … Read more Julian Assange frustrated over lack of access to his legal team | ABC News

Julian Assange’s lawyers claim mistreatment in prison of WikiLeaks founder | ABC News

On the second day of the Australian’s extradition hearing, Julian Assange’s lawyers have alleged he was strip-searched and had his case files confiscated at London’s Belmarsh prison. Defence lawyers have also denied that Assange put lives at risk with the publication of classified government documents a decade ago. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-26/julian-assange-called-hillary-clinton-white-house-wikileaks-dump/12001286 For more from … Read more Julian Assange’s lawyers claim mistreatment in prison of WikiLeaks founder | ABC News

UK bars WikiLeaks editor from Assange extradition hearing

Wikileaks editor Kristin Hrafnsson was temporarily barred from the extradition hearing for publisher Julian Assange, who was reportedly handcuffed 11 times, stripped twice, and robbed of his legal papers after the first court day. Hrafnsson was pulled out of the crowd as he attempted to enter the public gallery of Woolwich Crown Court on Tuesday … Read more UK bars WikiLeaks editor from Assange extradition hearing

Julian Assange faces extradition hearing in London | ABC News

A London court has heard Julian Assange described as an “ordinary criminal” whose publication of secret military documents a decade ago put many people at risk of torture and death. The United States Government has laid out its case for the Wikileaks founder to be extradited to the US to face charges of espionage and … Read more Julian Assange faces extradition hearing in London | ABC News

Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

A London court is due on Monday to start hearing arguments on the extradition to the United States of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The hearing will last for about a week, with proceedings expected to resume on May 18 for an additional three weeks. A US grand jury indicted Assange last May with 17 counts … Read more Assange extradition hearing gets under way in London

Historic Assange trial could decide ‘fate of journalism’

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will begin his hearing on extradition to the US: It will run for one week in London court on Monday, February 24, and then resume later in May. This first part will decide whether Assange faces extradition – or not. MORE: https://on.rt.com/abh4 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out … Read more Historic Assange trial could decide ‘fate of journalism’