Showing items tagged with 'julian assange'
20 November 2020: The Wikileaks founder will most likely take his own life if convicted, says his lawyer.
2 October 2020: Assange faces a potential sentence with a release date more than a century beyond his lifespan, the indictment contains a description of core journalistic activities
29 September 2020: Unless the media forces courts to justify keeping material from the media, the danger is that it becomes the default.
25 September 2020: Cover up of his torture by Macedonian police and the CIA was revealed by Wikileaks.
7 September 2020: NUJ calls for the UK government to intervene to dismiss the application
28 February 2020: Arguments in court focused on whether Assange's work was political
27 February 2020: Arguments centre on whether it is admissible to extradite those accused of ‘political’ offences
26 February 2020: On the first day of trial, Assange was handcuffed 11 times, searched naked twice, put in five separate holding cells and had his papers taken from him
25 February 2020: The decision to 'ramp up the charges' against Assange was made to try and make him an example, said Edward Fitzgerald QC
24 February 2020: The Wikileaks founder starts court proceedings which could have dire consequences for investigative journalism.