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John Rees

John Rees is a co-founder of the Stop the War Coalition and a visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London.

How Assange Beat Extradition

Yesterday was a victory for all those who campaigned for Julian Assange’s release – and it couldn’t have been achieved without a campaign of public pressure. Now the same is needed to free him from Belmarsh prison.

Why the Julian Assange Case Matters

Julian Assange’s extradition case resumes on Monday in London. If it succeeds, and he is prosecuted in the United States for espionage, it will be a blow to any journalism which challenges the war machine.