The Trial of Julian Assange

Summary:

Recently, U.S. prosecutors indicted WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange on seventeen espionage charges stemming from the disclosure of atrocities committed by the U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. With global consequences directly affecting the freedom of the press, Assange stands to be extradited from the UK to trial to the U.S. under the Espionage Act. In this upcoming online event, author and activist, Miko Peled, speaks with three prominent activists who have persistently advocated for Assange’s release and freedom.

This event was held on Thursday, October 15, 2020

Guest Panel:

Roger Waters – Cofounder of Pink Floyd, Songwriter & Musician, Activist
John Pilger – Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker
Ray McGovern – Ex-CIA Presidential Briefer, Writer, Activist


FURTHER READING/RESOURCES:

Follow Roger Waters
Follow John Pilger
Follow Ray McGovern

Al Jazeera | UN report shines light on psychological torture

johnpilger.com | Julian Assange in conversation with John Pilger

Consortium News | Independent Investigative Journalism and Political Review

Don’t Extradite Assange Group | Find information here on protests, events, petitions to help to halt Julian Assange’s extradition

Consortium News | CIA ‘Obsessed’ With Former UK Envoy Who Will Testify in Spying-on-Assange Case

The Grayzone | John Pilger: It’s Time for Assange to be Saved, Not Betrayed

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