Revealed: Key Assange prosecution witness is part of academic cluster which has received millions of pounds from UK and US militaries

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 2 October 2020 One of the US prosecution’s key witnesses in the Julian Assange hearing, who claimed that Assange’s risk of suicide is “manageable” if extradited to the US, works for an academic institute that is funded by the UK Ministry of Defence and linked to the […]

As British judge made rulings against Julian Assange, her husband was involved with right-wing lobby group briefing against WikiLeaks founder

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, Declassified UK, 4 September 2020 As British judge made rulings against Julian Assange, her husband was involved with right-wing lobby group briefing against WikiLeaks founder Westminster chief magistrate Lady Emma Arbuthnot made two key legal rulings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in February 2018, which ensured he would not […]

UK minister who approved Trump’s request to extradite Assange spoke at secretive US conferences with people calling for him to be “neutralized”

by Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis Declassified UK, 22 February 2020 The British minister who approved the controversial US request for the UK to extradite publisher Julian Assange attended six secretive meetings organised by a US institute which has published calls for Assange to be assassinated or taken down, it can be revealed. Sajid Javid, […]

Chief magistrate in Assange case received financial benefits from secretive partner organisations of UK Foreign Office

by Mark Curtis and Matt Kennard Declassified UK, 21 February 2020 The senior judge overseeing the extradition proceedings of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange received financial benefits from two partner organisations of the British Foreign Office before her appointment, it can be revealed. It can further be revealed that Lady Emma Arbuthnot was appointed Chief Magistrate […]

The son of Julian Assange’s judge is linked to an anti-data leak company created by the UK intelligence establishment

by Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis Declassified UK, 15 November 2019 The son of Julian Assange’s senior judge is linked to an anti-data leak company created by the UK intelligence establishment and staffed by officials recruited from the US intelligence agencies behind that country’s prosecution of the Wikileaks founder. The son of Lady Emma Arbuthnot, […]

Julian Assange’s judge and her husband’s links to the British military establishment exposed by Wikileaks

by Mark Curtis and Matt Kennard Declassified UK, 14 November 2019 The husband of Lady Emma Arbuthnot, the Westminster chief magistrate overseeing Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US, has financial links to the British military establishment, including individuals and institutions exposed by Wikileaks. It can also be revealed that Lady Arbuthnot has received gifts […]