The case of removing the inhabitants of the Chagos Archipelago is a particularly ugly one, deeply mired in political considerations and diplomatic intrigue. The islands, located some 1,800 kilometres from Mauritius, became part of an arrangement between Britain and the United States, the latter particularly keen to acquire a military base in the area.
The Australian dissident figure of the publishing world has been granted a passport by the Australian authorities. This was something, if only to suggest that those in Canberra, previously keen to see Assange given the roughing over, had warmed somewhat. The Australian government does have a role to play in the resolution of the Julian Assange case.
Instead of being a “censorship list”, Wikileaks’ email is more like an “ethical guideline” for responsible journalists to keep in mind when covering its founder, seeing as how he’ll probably be more in the news later this year as Ecuador reportedly moves closer to reaching an agreement with the US for his removal from its UK Embassy.
Human beingsare bestowed by nature with the faculties of intellect and wisdom so that they would not get lost in the sea of lies and aberrations. The imminent aspiration of people to know the truth has become kind of a remote control mine which has exploded and put an end […]
Part I Uncle Sam, you’re wrong! The fundamental political rights of Americans in today’s society, not only are not exempt from elements of an archaic character, but they have become even more vulnerable, and even more manipulated. Uncle Sam is increasingly dominating them. Elections arouse the most criticism. The U.S. […]
Last June, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took shelter in the embassy of Ecuador in London after being granted political asylum by the government of R. Correa. Assange explains that the plan shared by the Swedish, US, and British security agencies is to have him extradited to the US once Sweden […]
The forces of globalist neo-conservatism have now decided to attack another institution long-protected by international law: the extraterritorial diplomatic protection afforded to foreign embassies and diplomatic missions. Although WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a very unsympathetic figure – owing to his outlandish ego, attempts to extort money from donors and […]
For slightly under a year, the war on Julian Assange, an Austrian commentator and publisher on the wanted list in the US and Sweden, seems to steadily top the British law-enforcement agenda. While much ado surrounds the cross-border manhunt, the formal charges which prompted it are not on the public […]
As of today, Libyan security service seems successful at keeping M. Gadhafi safe amidst the West’s air raids. Targeting him, NATO drones dropped “point strikes” which left schools, hospitals, and shopping malls in ruins, but Libya’s defiant leader remained unharmed. The Libyan security service also manages to shield Gadhafi from […]
Anatoly Karlin (USA) A foreign “subversive” journalist, driven by fevered idealism, publishes reams of leaked internal documents from an Authority that, beneath its carefully positioned mask of civility, honor and justice, views the whole world – of both friend or foe – as its own playground, and engages in the […]
Aurobinda MАHAPATRA (India) The recent leaks by the whistle blower website Wikileaks indicate the surreptitious nature of diplomacy which can have wider consequences. Reportedly, out of 251,287 cables that are with WikiLeaks, 3,038 originated from the US embassy in New Delhi.The leaks, despite throwing light on complex politics of South […]
Elena Pustovoitova (Russia) What the phenomenon of WikiLeaks, a powerful outlet of classified information, reflects is not only the immense potential of the Internet but also the fact that the implementation of a sophisticated program of brainwashing must be underway. The very first outburst of former secrets – the Afghan […]