The Re-Opening of the Swedish Assange Case Should Be Welcomed – Craig Murray

That the Swedish investigation into the rape allegation against Julian Assange is being re-opened is something that ought to be welcomed. The alternative would be for this accusation to hang unresolved over Julian’s head forever. The Swedish prosecutors now need finally, as my father used to say, either to piss or get off the pot. They need to decide whether there is sufficient evidence to charge or not.

There is no reason for delay. The Swedish police have had seven years to investigate this case and all the evidence has been gathered and all statements taken – the last being the interview of Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean Embassy in 2017. Hopefully to review the evidence and decide whether to charge will not now be a lengthy procedure. It is worth noting, contrary to much misreporting, Julian Assange has never been charged with anything in Sweden.

 

Source: The Re-Opening of the Swedish Assange Case Should Be Welcomed – Craig Murray

Snowden NSA files: US and UK at odds over security tactics as row escalates

Snowden NSA files: US and UK at odds over security tactics as row escalates

UK ordered Guardian to destroy hard drives in effort to stop Snowden revelations

UK ordered Guardian to destroy hard drives in effort to stop Snowden revelations

Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation / Glenn Greenwald

“This is obviously a rather profound escalation of their attacks on the news-gathering process and journalism. It’s bad enough to prosecute and imprison sources. It’s worse still to imprison journalists who report the truth. But to start detaining the family members and loved ones of journalists is simply despotic. Even the Mafia had ethical rules against targeting the family members of people they felt threatened by. But the UK puppets and their owners in the US national security state obviously are unconstrained by even those minimal scruples.”

Detaining my partner: a failed attempt at intimidation / Glenn Greenwald

Keiser Report: City of Biggest Crooks

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In this episode, Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, discuss Libor traders who rigged global interest rate market escaping charges while Iceland sentences bankers to four year prison terms.  At the same time, Iceland’s central bank is raising interest rates to deal with a growing economy while Western bankster-riddled economies prepare for another round of money printing to deal with all the fraud.  In the second half of the show Max talks to Brett Scott about financial activism, a Wikileaks for finance and collaboration with hedge funds.