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MONDAY DEC 5th. *from 8.30 a.m. *Solidarity Vigil for Julian Assange, High Court, The Strand,London

category international | anti-war / imperialism | press release author Tuesday November 29, 2011 10:31author by Solidarity Report this post to the editors

An anti-war solidarity vigil will be held outside the High Court, The Strand, London on Monday Dec 5th against the extradition of Julian Assange. The vigil is organised by Veterans for Peace http://veteransforpeace.org.uk/ and London Cathoic Worker http://londoncatholicworker.org/ The vigil will start at 8.30 a.m. Vigil updates and more info Phone/Text 079 392 90576 http://wiseupforbradleymanning.wordpress.com/2011/11/28...ndon/

***Youtube (4 mins) of a previous solidarity vigil
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_QcSBGj_-8

Assange of WikiLeaks became the latest enemy of the U.S. Government following WikiLeaks distribution of this "collateral murder" footage of a massacre of two Reuters journalists and other civilians in Baghdad 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rXPrfnU3G0
and subsequent U.S. embassy cables exposing the nature of U.S.war on Iraq and Afghanistan. The British government opposed his release from HMP Wandsworth last December. Julian has now spent 356 days under arrest without charge, is presently facing extradition without charge to Sweden and eventual rendition to the U.S.

Lawyers for Assange recently filed an application for the chance to persuade judges he should be allowed one last appeal in the Supreme Court.

The bid was lodged two weeks after High Court judges rejected the 40-year-old hacker's challenge to an order that he be extradited to Sweden to face questioning. Assange has been willing to face questioning by Swedish authorites in Britain.

His lawyers now must try to persuade High Court judges at a Dec. 5 hearing to rule that his case raises a question of general public importance and should be considered by the Supreme Court.

High Court judges dismissed defence arguments in their hearing on Nov. 2 upholding extradition.

If Assange's request for a Supreme Court appeal is turned down, he could be extradited to Sweden within 10 days.

Swedish prosecutors have not charged Assange with any crime, but have demanded that he return to Scandinavia to face questions.

    More background
    http://www.swedenversusassange.com/


Related Link: http://wiseupforbradleymanning.wordpress.com/2011/11/28...ndon/
author by Youtubespublication date Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:45Report this post to the editors

YOUTUBE (6 mins)  'Assange Subterranean Homesick Blues'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGb9pqcz3_Y

YOUTUBE (5 mins) Julian Assage has been under house arrest in Britain for 357 days.  This vid was made about his house arrest after 191 days house arrest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIqNbtMDUk4

YOUTUBE (20 mins) - 17 Nov 2011: Christine Assange, Juian's mother, speaking in front of the Australian Parliament House, while Obama was inside
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgDJrm8x3S4

author by surveillance industrypublication date Thu Dec 01, 2011 21:45Report this post to the editors

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has launched the website's new project - the publication of hundreds of files detailing a global industry that gives governments tools to spy on their citizens.

They reveal the activities of about 160 companies in 25 countries that develop technologies to allow the tracking and monitoring of individuals by their mobile phones, email accounts and internet browsing histories.

"Today we release over 287 files documenting the reality of the international mass surveillance industry - an industry which now sells equipment to dictators and democracies alike in order to intercept entire populations," Assange told reporters in London on Thursday.

He said that in the past 10 years it had grown from a covert industry that primarily supplied government intelligence agencies such as the NSA in the United States and Britain's GCHQ, to a huge transnational

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http://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/-/world/12228339/wikil...stry/

author by "temporary surrender" mechanismpublication date Sun Dec 04, 2011 18:59Report this post to the editors

US targets WikiLeaks like no other organisation
Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/us-tar....html

Assange and Rudd: the Australian government’s strange lack of curiosity
Crikey
http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/11/24/julian-assange-kevi...tion/

author by extradition debatepublication date Sun Dec 04, 2011 19:04Report this post to the editors

The House of Commons will, on Monday, debate and vote on demands to change the extradition treaty between the UK and US to provide better protection for British citizens.

It will also call for reform of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) which can see individuals face transfer to other countries on suspicion of the most minor offences.

It is likely Parliament will vote in favour of reform which will put Mr Cameron in a difficult corner, especially as America is opposed to change.

However, earlier this year the Prime Minister seized on a similar MP debate, on prisoner voting rights, to argue with Europe that the will of Parliament cannot be ignored.

It is welcome news for the families of Britons facing extradition, particularly Janis Sharp, the mother of Gary McKinnon, the autism sufferer wanted by American authorities to answer computer hacking charges.



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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8924012/Parlia....html

 
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