Julian Assange: The threat of extradition and politics behind it | Julian Assange


From: The Listening Publish

The case towards Julian Assange is as political as it’s authorized; the place does it go from right here? Plus, the social media influencers shaping Kenya’s election.

The Excessive Courtroom in the UK is debating whether or not Julian Assange can enchantment his extradition to america. Press freedom advocates say handing him over would put journalists in all places in danger.

Contributors:
Tariq Ali – Writer, In Defence of Julian Assange
Branko Marcetic – Author, Jacobin
Anna Loll – Freelance journalist
Holly Cullen – Adjunct professor of regulation, College of Western Australia

On our radar:

An organisation arrange by Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy has launched a blacklist of politicians, teachers and journalists it considers “pro-Russian propagandists”. Producer Johanna Hoes experiences on the Ukrainian authorities’s Kremlin-esque method to freedom of opinion.

Kenyan elections: Influencers & harmful disinformation

Because the Kenyan election race heats up, producer Ryan Kohls asks if politicians are paying influencers to push disinformation and harmful propaganda.

Contributors:
Odanga Madung – Fellow, Mozilla
Wanjiru Nguhi – Coordinator, Fumbua Initiative
Mac Otani – Digital strategist, Raila Odinga Marketing campaign
Dennis Itumbi – Digital strategist, William Ruto Marketing campaign

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