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Assange's forced isolation and lack of access to proper medical care in Belmarsh prison has been heavily criticised by the UN expert on torture, as well as by dozens of medical professionals who have demanded that he be transferred to a proper teaching hospital for examination. Sputnik, 24th January 2020


Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange faces up to 175 years in prison in the US on charges relating to his role in publishing classified documents which revealed alleged war crimes perpetrated by US forces in Iraq. Sputnik, 23rd January 2020


Britain’s controversial surveillance/counter-extremism Prevent programme has come under fire once more, this time from over 100 academics, researchers, and campaigners calling on the government to radically overhaul its approach to tackling politically motivated violence. The Canary, 20th January 2020


The call was signed by Philippe Texier, President and vice-presidents Luiza Erundina, Helen Jarvis, Javier Giraldo Moreno and Nello Rossi. ANF News, 8th November 2019


Calling it a PR stunt, UK politician pulls out of ‘private visit’ by carefully selected members of European Parliament.Asia Times, 29th October 2019


The protest marked an important date for Kashmiris as Oct. 27, 1947, was the day the Indian army landed in Kashmir. Around 2,000 Kashmiris living in the U.K. attended the protest. TeleSur, 27th October 2019


On Thursday, the APPGT (All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils) hosted its first-ever conference on Tamil Genocide Recognition in the Houses of Parliament where politicians from across the political spectrum voiced their support in obtaining justice and accountability for the massacres of Tamils. Tamil Guardian, 25th October 2019


Mohamed Elmaazi examines how the Labour Party Conference’s historic pledges on immigration mark a significant departure from the racism and xenophobia which was deeply entrenched in parts of the UK labour movement over the past century.The Interregnum/Pressenza, 2nd October 2019


The Labour Party has passed a historic vote on immigration policy at its party conference in Brighton.

The Canary, 25 September 2019

The police and national security state are not “politically neutral” and those who are supportive of Jeremy Corbyn’s platform will not be able to depend on their support.The Canary, 23rd September 2019


This report offers an account of the failures of current counter-terrorism policies, an analysis of the reasons why they do not work and an outline of a progressive alternative that we hope will be the basis for a future Labour government’s approach. Transnational Institute, 3rd September 2019


A retired doctor who took part in non-violent environmental protests was visited by police at his home after his local NHS trust reported him to the government’s counter-terrorism programme. The Guardian, 1st September 2019


The Interregnum’s Editor-in-Chief Mohamed Elmaazi joined Eugene Pryer and Sean Blackmon on By Any Means Necessary to discuss his latest article regarding social media censorship. The Interregnum, 23rd August 2019


Today, the Sudanese military and civil opposition are singing a political agreement — meanwhile the revolution is carried forth by grassroots organizers. Roar Magazine, 17th August, 2019


August 2019 marks 900 days of continuous protests by the families of the disappeared Tamil people in the North and East regions of Sri Lanka. The disappeared people had been taken into custody by the security forces. The Sri Lankan authorities have not positively responded to the two-year protest and the families are yet to receive answers from the Sri Lankan government regarding the whereabouts of their loved ones. Tamil Information Centre, 10th August 2019

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