The British home secretary, Sajid Javid, has just signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the US where he faces an 18-count indictment, issued by the US Department of Justice, for charges linked to computer hacking and revealing government secrets in collaboration with Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning. The charges all fall under the Espionage Act.
Read more & CETV: “Update On Julian Assange – 50 Weeks In Jail” (25:32) via British Home Secretary Has Signed Extradition Order To Send Julian Assange To US — Collective Evolution
John Vibes, Truth Theory
Julian Assange is seriously ill as he awaits extradition for charges that could land him in jail for the rest of his life. According to reports from the Swedish and Danish speaking press last week, Assange is currently being held in the hospital ward of “Belmarsh,” the UK’s most notorious prison. Belmarsh has been called “Britain’s Guantanamo Bay,” since prisoners accused of terrorism are typically sent there.
Read more via Julian Assange Writes a Letter to Supporters From British Prison, Here is What He Said — Waking Times
Professor Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on torture. Pressfoto: Eskinder Debebe for UN (News.un.org)
“In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time and with so little regard for human dignity and the rule of law,”says Mr Nils Melzer. “The collective persecution of Julian Assange must end here and now!”.
Read more via UN Special Rapporteur on torture: “Collective persecution of Julian Assange must end now” — NewsVoice
Caitlin Johnstone, Contributor
For as long as there has been human language, humans have been using it to manipulate one another. The fact that it is possible to skillfully weave a collection of symbolic mouth noises together in such a way as to extract favors, concessions, votes and consent from other humans has made manipulation so common that it now pervades our society from top to bottom, from personal relationships between two people to international relationships between government agencies and the public.
Read more & video: “Noam Chomsky – The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine” (4:46) via 32 Tips For Navigating a Society Full of Propaganda and Manipulation — Waking Times
By Press For Truth
The 67th annual Bilderberg conference is underway in Montreux, Switzerland and PFT is on site!
Within hours of landing, Dan was detained and held in a cell along with Luke Rudkowski and two other journalists while the Bilderbergers quietly exited the building unmolested.
In this video Dan Dicks of Press For Truth shows what his first two hours looked like when arriving at Bilderberg 2019.
Read more & video: “Detained And Thrown In A Cell – Welcome To Bilderberg 2019!” (10:40) via Detained And Thrown In A Cell — Welcome To Bilderberg 2019! —