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EP.737: John Pilger- Julian Assange’s Arrest an ASSAULT ON JOURNALISM!



On this episode of Going Undeground, we speak to legendary journalist and film-maker John Pilger who discusses the arrest of Julian Assange after his asylum status was revoked by Lenin Moreno of Ecuador and subsequent removal from the Ecuadorian Embassy. He discusses the importance of Wikileaks’ work, why it is a threat to the United States, the danger the arrest poses to journalists everywhere and the possibility of extradition to the US. Next we speak to Geoffrey Robertson QC of Doughty Street Chambers on the arrest of Assange, the legality of the revocation of his asylum status, the legality of the UK complying with the US extradition request and what this episode tells journalists around the world.

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Frankie Lee
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Frankie Lee

Now we understand how great is Putin and Russia who protect Snowden.

fionnualaable
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fionnualaable

Oh hello, a QC speaking common sense. Good on you, Geoffrey Robertson! Bet you haven't got many if any colleagues who would dare to side with you. I almost give up on the British justice system.

Joss Dionne
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Joss Dionne

US citizens can be ascertained to live in Histeria!! from Now on.
Imbeciles on top, in UK…very popular in governments, these days.

Peter Arnold
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Peter Arnold

Theresa May said that Julian Assange is not above the law. There is only one law and that is the Law of Life. Treat others as you want yourself treated as what you do to others, you do to yourself. Our system of law is not law at all. It is distorted and inverted. ALL governments are criminal and use force to mistreat their people. Yes, the USA government is the greatest criminal cartel on the planet, and all other governments are subsidiaries of this cartel, including Australia, Britain and New Zealand. The only answer is to disempower governments by… Read more »

fionnualaable
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fionnualaable

Fellow Brit Vincent Vendetta is a Brit who sees behind the dirty evil Brit curtain. I recommend!

fionnualaable
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fionnualaable

Here's my bet: UK will shunt Julian off to Sweden, and let it do the dirty work of extraditing him to the USA.
The UK has always been a master at publicly washing its hands in innocence whilst being the evil string puller. UK = hypocrisy personified.
BTW: I am ashamed a Brit

Zan bel
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Zan bel

deep shame on all of us

dahlenaz07
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dahlenaz07

WashingtonDC-inc is the rouge element in the world going back over a hundred years. #TheHiddenHand's influence on world affairs for capital gain for the BackstersClan. RalphEpperson researches, "The Unseen Hand".

Monaco Media
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Monaco Media

We stand in solidarity with Julian! https://www.monaco-media.com/out-now

charles kacirek
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charles kacirek

In America we want to drain the swamp but clearly there is more the. One swamp. When our soldiers are murdering wrong “combatants” we want to protect that kind of swamp. USA and other western countries are making wars all over the place. Americans should not be dieting in any other country. I would like one of those war loving people to tell me where we ever benefited by fighting in Africa or any other place after the ww2 . By selling weapons? Or what is it so great for us that we must be in conflict with so many.… Read more »

scrambo mills
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scrambo mills

assanges voice is so hard to listen too

lee cockrane
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lee cockrane

Its the rogue US deep state that wants Assange not the Trump administration….the more Trump appointees on the supreme court the better chance Assange will have!

Geoff Thomson
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Geoff Thomson

We are in this BS together Earthlings !! USA Joins in !! NOW Avi Yemini ? What USA & UK Law & Courts have become.Protectors of "EVIL" ! #EggMan #YV Aussie Aussie Aussie !!



Tommy Robinson! NOW Julian Assange Remember the ANZAC !



What a terrible situation to be in. To be standing before a screaming, raving lunatic who has practically concluded you are guilty and sentenced you to death. English subtitles would be great.



Vote here ! Australia we need to vote No Confidence in all Government Officials….. Pathetic


Stella Sutton
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Stella Sutton

John Pilger thank you for your video. You are real friend of Julian's who should 'BE FREE'!!!!!!

terry helton
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terry helton

They don't give a fuck about us, the people. We're all in danger of imprisonment.

Tanya Myers
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Tanya Myers

They have no idea just how many people will die gladly to take his place.

Deck Chair on the Titanic
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Deck Chair on the Titanic

Defending a rapist — how surprising that old coot Pilger luvs him some misogynists.

Mr Squiggle
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Mr Squiggle

Thank you John Pilger

Walter & Thor
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Walter & Thor

Those against Assange merely out themselves!! Great!! Kick them out of your governments!!!

Walter & Thor
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Walter & Thor

We need men like John Piliger to march with us on Westminter and Washington, and march we must!!!!!

homan2329
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homan2329

Has John Pilger been invited to speak about Assange on the BBC , ITV , SKY , C4 or CNN , FOX etc…….. ?

Tim Tremblay
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Tim Tremblay

Vietnam was fought for "RAW RUBBER" bottom line because we had "AGREEMENTS" with South Vietnam and helped greatly in the propagation of rubber plantations. Same with "OIL" as our people nurture other countries and have ESTABLISHED AGREEMENTS with them. When the USA has given BILLIONS OF DOLLARS abroad and technological support we naturally stand to PROTECT our interests. Wake up PUNKS and smell the coffee, there are always VALID REASONS for involvement.

Assange is a bloody HERO~! Anyone in my opinion who EXPOSES g-damned LIARS is doing the absolute "RIGHT THING" regardless. Rock On Julian~!!!

Ziemowit Piast
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Ziemowit Piast

“But we always kill those good guys who try to tell us the truth– ever notice that? — and we let the demons run amok." – Bill Hicks

Mike Debruyn
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Mike Debruyn

Assange is a rapist and should be in Swedish jail!

Nige C
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Nige C

Pilger seems very keen to protect a potential rapist, lets not forget that is the real reason ASSange ran and hid in the Ecuadorean embassy. Don't let frauds like Pilger waffle about other matters. The wikileaks crap is a red herring, ASSANGE is a sexual predator.

Joey Long
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Joey Long

The BEST analysis on this ive seen so far.