The Assange Hearing is a travesty!

22 Sep

On November 27, 2018 the Guardian published a “bombshell”, swiftly taken up by other of the world’s media. Authors Luke Harding and Dan Collyns alleged that President Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort, convicted three months earlier on eight counts of … Read More »

Clive Stafford Smith on Wikileaks

10 Sep

I was fifteen when I took from the library, and devoured in two days, Ludovic Kennedy’s 10 Rillington Place. (It was later made into a film with Richard Attenborough as murderer John Reginald Christie). Christie’s crimes against women were sickening, … Read More »

Coup 53

2 Aug

Mainstream Western accounts of modern Iran seldom go back further than 1979 to address the events of 1953, when Winston Churchill and Kermit Roosevelt conspired to oust PM Mohammad Mosadegh, elected on a ticket of nationalising Anglo-Persian Oil (now BP) … Read More »