The United States claims it is operating under a “rules-based order”—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes.
Presidential candidate José Antonio Kast reflects the failure of Chile to prosecute those who violated the rights of Chileans during the 30 years of Pinochet’s rule.
What was truly shocking in the British court verdict was that the judges showed no hesitation in sending Julian Assange to his death, living or otherwise. They offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonized over legalities or even basic morality.
The damage done to the Wikileaks co-founder in his decade of incarceration and uncertainty, including more than two years in Belmarsh is beyond doubt. But so, too, is his courage beyond doubt.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has given new license to the killing of Indigenous people in Brazil. Before he came to power in 2019, it wasn’t clear what he wanted to build, but he knew exactly who and what he wanted to destroy: the Indigenous people and the Amazon rainforest, respectively.
Journalist John Pilger examines the latest arguments presented by the U.S. in its bid to extradite Julian Assange, and the continuing persecution of the whistleblower and his partner Stella Moris.