“Assange Is Living in Dickensian Conditions, May Contract Covid-19”

Dr Suelette Dreyfus, Julian Assange’s co-author and friend who has been in touch with the Wikileaks founder until recently, says that the prison he is in, HMP Belmarsh, is a deathtrap because of Covid-19. “Prisoners in the US and Iran are being released for this reason – surely the UK could do this as well?” … Continue reading “Assange Is Living in Dickensian Conditions, May Contract Covid-19”

After Sweden, it is now UK’s turn to offer Assange justice: Co-author

Dr Suelette Dreyfus modestly calls herself a researcher. But she is also an author who co-wrote a best-selling book with Julian Assange, titled Underground, a 500-page volume on the lives of young hackers of the 1980s and the 1990s (including Assange himself). While she is glad that a Swedish judge has dropped rape charges against … Continue reading After Sweden, it is now UK’s turn to offer Assange justice: Co-author

Defend Assange to Save Journalism

Dr Suelette Dreyfus is an author who co-wrote a best-selling book with Julian Assange, titled Underground, a 500-page volume on the lives of young hackers of the 1980s and the 1990s (which includes Assange himself). She has been closely associated with Assange since then. She tells Open in an interview that Assange’s contribution to journalism has been enormous. Dreyfus … Continue reading Defend Assange to Save Journalism

Edward Snowden’s ‘Angels’ in Hong Kong Hounded by Official Agencies

LATE LAST WEEK, Robert Tibbo got a call from the Hong Kong Police who confirmed that the immigration department was not investigating a case that is considered a major embarrassment to the global financial hub. It reportedly involves crime-department officials from Sri Lanka on a clandestine visit to Hong Kong to snoop on—or do worse … Continue reading Edward Snowden’s ‘Angels’ in Hong Kong Hounded by Official Agencies