Dr. Mercola, Guest
In what Democracy Now!1 refers to as an “explosive report” by The Guardian,2 documents obtained during the discovery process of lawsuits against Monsanto reveal the company has been engaged in a coordinated campaign to discredit critics of the company.
Among them are journalist Carey Gillam, the nonprofit U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) and singer-songwriter Neil Young, whose 2015 album, “The Monsanto Years,” was an artistic critique of the company.
Read more via Monsanto Hit List Exposed — Waking Times
By Ellery Roberts Biddle
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in technology and human rights around the world. This report covers news and events from July 20 – August 9, 2019.
Journalists working online across the globe face legal threats all too often. While state authorities will sometimes press charges against journalists in direct response to their work, other times they will pursue a criminal case or accusation against a journalist without explicit reference to the person’s reporting, accusing them of crimes like tax evasion. Here are a few recent examples from Cuba to Cambodia and beyond.
Read more via Netizen Report: Online Journalists are Under Fire Across The Globe —
DEBATT. Medborgarjournalisten Tommy Robinson riskerar att mördas av “politiskt korrekta interner” i det fängelse där han placerats av brittiska myndigheter. Samtidigt riskerar de som nämner hans namn eller länkar till hans nätplatser i sociala medier att bannas upp till 30 dagar. Robinson ska elimineras och glömmas, enligt kulturetablissemanget och brittiskt rättsväsende.
Läs mera & video: “WATCH the heartbreaking reality of being JAILED for journalism” (1:40) via Tommy Robinsons sista ord? Snart är det kanske din tur… — NewsVoice
By Caitlin Johnstone
One of the biggest Twitter accounts dedicated to circulating information and advocacy for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, @Unity4J, has been completely removed from the site. The operators of the account report that they have been given no reason for its removal by Twitter staff, and have received no response to their appeals.
Read more via Top Assange Defense Account Deleted By Twitter —
By Caitlin Johnstone – The British Foreign Office has banned Russian outlets RT and Sputnik from attending the upcoming Global Conference on Media Freedom in London, citing their predilection for “disinformation”.
“We have not accredited RT or Sputnik because of their active role in spreading disinformation,” said a Foreign Office spokeswoman.
Read more & video RT News: “‘What about Assange?’: UK Foreign Office video calling for press freedom shamed for hypocrisy” (3:02) via Government That Tortures Journalists Bans RT From Media Conference —
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