Month: September 2020

  • … Assange (continued)

    In my previous post I mentioned a small newspaper published in my own language that appears to be following the Assange case from day to day and that has also very succinctly highlighted the broader issues at stake. If you cannot read my language. I urge you to go to Wikileaks itself.Here it is: https://defend.wikileaks.org/extradition-hearing/

  • … Assange

    No, I’m not done yet. And the extradition hearing isn’t over. Its outcome is crucial not only for Assange, but for us all. For many people, the Trump period has been a watershed, a scales-falling-from-the-eyes event. For others, the turning point came much earlier, with Wikileaks, which is why the US authorities hate Assange so…

  • Right to information in danger

    In country after country, critical press coverage is becoming risky. Very risky. It has always been risky in countries such as Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iran, China‚Ķ If Julian Assange, an Australian national living in Europe, is extradited to the US, freedom of the press will have become a figment of the imagination also…

  • Good reads

    My dog’s health is declining. I won’t go into detail, but the latest development is that she has started to limp, on alternating paws. One of these days, I shall have to take her to the vet’s for the final solution. She has had 12 good years and will have a painless death. I will…