The Empire’s War On Oppositional Journalism Continues To Escalate

By Caitlin Johnstone | CaitlinJohnstone.com | 01/22/20 Journalist Glenn Greenwald has been charged by the Bolsonaro government in Brazil with the same prosecutorial angle used by the US to target WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Per The New York Times: Citing intercepted messages between Mr. Greenwald and the hackers, prosecutors say the journalist played a “clear roleContinue reading “The Empire’s War On Oppositional Journalism Continues To Escalate”

UN Torture Rapporteur Accuses US of Torturing Chelsea Manning

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/31/19 | UN special rapporteur on torture, Nilz Melzer, who recently pled with Britain over the current torture of journalist Julian Assange, has now written a letter to US Government accusing them of torturing former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. As The Hill reports: Melzer says in the letterContinue reading “UN Torture Rapporteur Accuses US of Torturing Chelsea Manning”

CIA Torture Victim Depicts What He Endured in Brutal Sketches for Legal Study

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/05/19 | The New York Times has just released a number of sketches detailing the torture programs implemented by the George W. Bush administration, as drawn by Guantánamo Bay prisoner Abu Zubaydah. One shows the prisoner nude and strapped to a crude gurney, his entire body clenched as heContinue reading “CIA Torture Victim Depicts What He Endured in Brutal Sketches for Legal Study”

The Sword, The Pen, & The Law — On Julian Assange

By Prof. Barbara Harriss-White | Madras Courier | 11/28/19 | “The more I pursued the question of why Assange has so little public support, the more disturbing the story became.” I follow the blog written by Craig Murray, a former British Ambassador with long experience of the UK’s deep state. When he wrote recently about theContinue reading “The Sword, The Pen, & The Law — On Julian Assange”

Assange Update: Med Professionals Worldwide Warn UK Gov Assange ‘Could Die in Prison’ if Not Transported to Proper Facility Immediately

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 11/25/19 | Sixty doctors from the UK, Australia, Europe and Sri Lanka have signed an open letter to UK home secretary Priti Patel in a plea for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s life. According to the doctors, Assange, who is currently being held in Belmarsh Prison in the UK on behalfContinue reading “Assange Update: Med Professionals Worldwide Warn UK Gov Assange ‘Could Die in Prison’ if Not Transported to Proper Facility Immediately”

Attack on Assange: Truths, Fictions, Tyranny and Torture

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 11/02/19 | As most are probably aware, after living in asylum for seven years in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, on April 11th, 2019, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by London Metropolitan Police on a US extradition warrant. Hours later, a UK judge sentenced him to two-weeks shortContinue reading “Attack on Assange: Truths, Fictions, Tyranny and Torture”