Over 60 professors, four Nobel Prize winners, demand UK to respect the UN ruling on Assange’s freedom

Before the 31st United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, 500 human rights organizations, law professors, former UN office holders, and high-profile rights defenders including four Nobel Peace Prize laureats and a Pulitzer Prize winner, have urged the United Kingdom to respect the United Nations’ decision to free Julian Assange. The statement was delivered…

Assange, Montgomery and Pinochet

Inspired by a recent twitter by @WikiLeaks, reading, “From #Pinochet to #Assange: Bragging lawyer reveals too much in CV”, I decided to republish this article that appeared first in  the Swedish site NewsMill. The title at NewsMill was, “Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli on WikiLeaks: The case Assange demonstrates that Karl Marx was right”. Predictably,…

Human rights of Julian Assange continuously infringed by Swedish institutions and media

The bearing of some Swedish journalists against Assange can be only partly explained by their political views, or the assignments of their employers. It has also to do with unambiguous ideological stances, such as motivated by a “pro-West” political culture, or even in some cases it would correspond to a straightforward behaviour of submissiveness towards power. But it also…

Why the ‘case’ against Julian Assange in Sweden should be dropped, and dropped now!

Updated 20 April 2015 (see down below) Brief rationale on why the preliminary-investigation of the ‘case’ against Julian Assange in Sweden should be dropped, now. A further delay only fosters damage to the international position of Sweden. . By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli 1.   Case is stalled by all accounts Despite the Swedish Court of Appeal direct recommendation to…