THE PERSECUTION OF JULIAN ASSANGE (Part 1) A review of Nils Melzer: The Trial of Julian Assange, Verso Books, 2022 A CASE FOR A RAPPORTEUR ON TORTURE By Peter Brooke The persecution and torture of Julian Assange can only be understood in its details as caused by the coming together of two distinct political projects. On the one … Continue reading The Persecution of Assange
The US and the UK recognise that Taiwan is part of China. Yet they speak as if Taiwan’s independence might be endangered and Taiwan need their protection, military if need be. The BBC gives the impression that Taiwan is under threat. It is ambiguous, as at times it is very careful about stating that the Chinese planes … Continue reading The United States does not support Taiwan independence.
RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called yesterday [13/10/21] for a united response to global meddling by the United States as he warned of continuing US attempts to overthrow “undesirable” governments. He was speaking at conference of intelligence and security chiefs of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), an intergovernmental organisation comprising nine post-Soviet republics. “Our … Continue reading Moscow urges unity against US drives for regime change