The UN expert Nils Melzer has no doubts. “Julian Assange’s health has been seriously affected by the extremely hostile and arbitrary environment he has been exposed to for many years”, he says. Mr Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other inhuman … Continue reading
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On Tuesday 8 November, the night of the US election, regulars from the Julian Assange solidarity vigil and other London-based supporters of Chelsea Manning came together on the streets for an evening of support and protest, joining the London Guantanamo Campaign’s election … Continue reading
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SAT 1ST MARCH 2014: A DAY FOR SOLIDARITY With several rallies, a London march against government and corporate corruption and injustice, and Sydney’s Mardi Gras having a strong whistleblowing Chelsea Manning contingent, the weekend was especially about solidarity, and I … Continue reading
Tagged Andy Worthington, Anti terror strategies, anti-corruption, Birmingham, Chelsea Manning, court, Craig Murray, demo, Ecuadorian Embassy, Julian Assange, march, Mardi Gras, Moazzam Begg, Muslim, Occupy!, PREVENT, solidarity, speakers, surveillance, torture, whistleblower, WikiLeaks
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PJ HARVEY GUEST EDITS ‘TODAY’ PROGRAMME – THURS 2ND JANUARY 2014 Regular listeners to BBC Radio 4’s morning news and current affairs programme – ‘Today’ – were woken up by the programme in more than the usual way last Thursday morning, when … Continue reading
Tagged anti-militarism, anti-war, arms trade, BBC Radio 4 Today, Chelsea Manning, City of London, Collateral Murder, Guantanamo, Julian Assange, News Reporting, NHS, olympics legacy, PJ Harvey, torture, UN Security Council, WikiLeaks
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17 December – event at Newcastle-under-Lyme College This event was originally planned for International Human Rights Day (see below) but had to be postponed due to illness. It will now take place on Chelsea Manning’s birthday between 12 noon and … Continue reading
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by Ciaron O’Reilly Photos by Nastya Sergienya London response to the verdict on Tuesday 30 July Tuesday 30 July was the verdict day in the Bradley Manning court martial show trial that has been ongoing since 3 June at Fort … Continue reading
Tagged anti-militarism, anti-war, Bradley Manning, Britain, Catholic Worker, Court Martial, Edward Snowden, London, Michael Lyons, performance, Queer Friends of Bradley Manning, solidarity, speakers, torture, trial, Veterans for Peace, WISE Up
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TUESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER – FORT MEADE On Tuesday, a court hearing began to legislate the defence motion which calls for the charges against Bradley Manning to be dropped (or at least that sentencing be credited) on account of the punitive treatment … Continue reading
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On the evening of Tuesday 6th November, as citizens in the United States were voting in their presidential election, there were two, contrasting events taking place at the US embassy in London. Inside the embassy building, swathed for the occasion … Continue reading
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Clara is from Chile. She moved to London around thirty years ago and since then she goes back to South America only rarely. She is disappointed by the course her country is taking under a right wing government supervised by … Continue reading