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Assange Indictment: Old Wine in Older Bottles

By Binoy Kampmark – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Jul 31, 2020 FRN Demonstrators supporting Julian Assange hold banners outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) The book of hours on Julian Assange is now being written. But the scribes are far from original. Repeated rituals of administrative hearings […]

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VIDEO – Surprise Twist in WikiLeaks Case – London Refuses to Extradite Assange to Country With Death Penalty

London won’t extradite Julian Assange to a country where capital punishment isn’t banned, that is, the USA. Such an unexpected statement was made today by British Deputy Foreign Secretary Alan Duncan. It came with another statement, which was less enjoyable for the founder of WikiLeaks. CNN released the investigation data on Assange’s alleged interference in […]

China compromises with Hong Kong after protest wave, postpones extradition law

China respects the decision of the Hong Kong administration to postpone consideration of the extradition bill. The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC, Gen Shuang , announced this today, July 9, at a briefing , commenting on a statement by the head of the administration of Hong Kong, Kerry Lam , who recognized this initiative as unviable. […]

Was Julian Assange planning to flee to Russia?

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange handed documents to the Russian embassy in London in 2010 to get Russia’s visa, the Associated Press reported. According to the statement, Assange tried to obtain a visa for Russia at a time when he faced sexual harassment allegations in Sweden and risked arrest. In a letter obtained exclusively by the […]

Georgia demands extradition of Saakashvili

August 18, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Pravda, translated by Tom Winter Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia demands extradition of Saakashvili 08/18/2017 12:46 Requests for the extradition of Mikhail Saakashvili have been sent to several countries. The former president is wanted by the Georgian Prosecutor’s Office. In particular, the Georgian prosecutor’s office is closely cooperating […]

Savchenko filing documents to be extradited to Ukraine

April 28, 2016 –  PolitRussia –  Translated by J. Arnoldski  The Ukrainian servicewoman Nadezhda Savchenko, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison in the Russian Federation for the murder of VGTRK journalists in Donbass, is filling out documents for extradition, the Ukrainian’s lawyer Mark Feygin stated.  “Nadezhda Savchenko received extradition documents yesterday. This is […]