Julian Assange barely even knows the far-right, Holocaust-denying Russian kook with six different names, the latest being “Israel Shamir.” That was the line in March 2011, per a statement from WikiLeaks, released amid what the head of the former transparency organization reportedly claimed was a Jewish-orchestrated campaign to smear him. Israel Shamir has never worked … Continue reading “Julian Assange Reveals: Holocaust Denier Is a Trusted ‘Friend’”
Not a particularly enlightening conversation, but interesting nevertheless for the people involved. Syria, with over 10,000 people dead, does not feature at all in this conversation supposedly about activism in the Middle East. But it’s RT, so I suppose that’s to be expected. A surprise Arab drive for freedom, the West’s structural crisis and new … Continue reading “Noam Chomsky & Tariq Ali on the Julian Assange Show”
No country has ever been bombed by its own ally, like Pakistan has been bombed by the US, Pakistani politician Imran Khan tells Julian Assange. He says it is time to put an end to the US-Pakistani ‘client-master’ relationship. In the ninth episode of his show, Julian Assange talks to Imran Khan, whose political party … Continue reading “Julian Assange interviews Imran Khan”
PBS Frontline has just aired a documentary “WikiSecrets” — I’ve seen the first few minutes, and already it comes across as a hatchet job. In the interest of transparency, Wikileaks has released the full video of Martin Smith’s interview with Julian Assange because it predicted that the film would distort reality. This is a very … Continue reading “‘WikiSecrets’ Julian Assange full interview footage”
Julian Assange was recently awarded the Sydney Peace Foundation (SPF)’s peace medal, presented to him in London. The event was organised at the Frontline Club. Assange’s acceptance address follows introductions by the SPF’s Stuart Rees and Mary Kostikidis. A write up of a Q&A section with Assange, which followed the speeches, can be found here … Continue reading “Julian Assange’s Sydney Peace Medal speech”
Bill Keller of the New York Times accuses Wikileaks of engaging in ‘anti-war propaganda’. Of course that is something that the august ‘paper of record’ would never do. It only engages in pro-war propaganda. Check out the kind of things Keller was writing in the lead up to the Iraq war. Phenomenons otherwise known as … Continue reading “New York Times slimes on Julian Assange”
The inimitable Mr. Fish.
Daniel Ellsberg warns that Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks.org, faces the possibility of assassination. Should something bad happen to Assange, or should he disappear, you know’d know who did it. Who’s the Rogue State again?
On 27 July 2010, Julian Assange of WikiLeaks spoke at the Frontline Club about the impact of the documents that were released in partnership with The Guardian, the New York Times and German paper Der Spiegel which chronicle in minute detail US military operations between 2004 and late 2009. He also gave a practical demonstration … Continue reading “Julian Assange press conference on Afghan war logs”
Update: John Pilger writes in The Independent defending Assange against a defamatory piece published by the Guardian. by Dennis Bernstein An interview with John Pilger Dennis Bernstein (DB): Let me get your overview here of Julian Assange and what is happening to him. How do you see this? John Pilger (JP): Well, it’s a very complicated and very … Continue reading “Curiosities Abound in Assange Case”