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General News    H3'ed 11/13/20

Farcical Coverage of Julian Assange's Farcical Hearing

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Could we expect a pardon from a distracted president Trump on his way out?  Or a busy incoming president Biden?  It seems unlikely.  If Assange is extridicted to the U.S. he will probably soon die here. 

"US corporate media have buried coverage of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in the UK, despite its being the media “Trial of the Century” (FAIR.org, 9/25/20). But even in the scarce coverage that does exist of this unprecedented case with immense implications for freedom of expression, one would hardly get the impression that the US and British governments are involved in an illegal conspiracy—in violation of their own laws—to punish Assange for the “crime” of journalism."

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