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Julian Assange's extradition would simply be the Death Blow to whatever illusions Non-westerners may still foolishly hold onto regarding 'Press freedom' in the Empire of Lies & its vassals.

Given the Demonic nature of his enemies & their Determination to Sacrifice him, his fate will be quite Grim. They wish to make an example of him & Brutalize him for all to see & take heed:

Namely 'This is what happens to critics of the Regime.' Such is the 'Free & Democratic' West!

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"The less seeing there is, the more abusiveness is possible; the more seen things become, the closer we get to freedom."

You are a "prophet", Caitlin. You are making the hidden "seen" through your words and are bringing us all closer to freedom with every post. You are inspiring us all to not close our eyes and blindly except the US government's "official narrative" (a.k.a. propaganda). For our heresy to dare share the truth we must all be abused and maligned, but we are strong and growing stronger by the day. We shall prevail and Julian Assange will be free, Palestine will be free, and our conscience and consciousness will be forever free.

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I dedicated my book to Julian and sent it to him, as a token of support. Do I have to say that the Belmarsh ghouls did not accept the book.

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"I haven’t written much about Julian Assange lately because I’ve been so fixated on what’s been happening in Gaza". You have no need to apologise Caitlin. We need to hear the whole story and others writers talk about Assange, about Ukraine, about climate change or about economic inequality (they are all interrelated ). If every body told the same story we would only get half the story. Or less.

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It is a war on the keepers of truth. In other words, it is a war on justice. Fight we must, “with any means necessary.”

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The empire is in “panic mode” as its decline is obvious and its window of dominance and impunity is slamming shut.

In Ukraine, Gaza, and Yemen the empire has done a masterful job of self-incrimination as it puts its treachery on full public display for all the world to see. Its fumbling gross incompetence creates a transparency no amount of propaganda can cover up.

The memory of Gaza will be etched in people's memory for a very long time and the West's political elites are going to have a very shame faced existence, lacking any moral authority, and totally bankrupt on human rights issues.

In their demented rage and stupidity they never calculated the cost of consequences, and the depths of their betrayal.

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The plight of the people of Gaza and Julian Assange's incarceration are inextricably linked. The way real journalists reporting from Gaza are ruthlessly eliminated by the Israeli regime is bound up with the relentless denying of justice for Assange. It comes from the same rule book of empire.

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JULIAN ASSANGE WILL NOT BE EXTRADITED!

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Thank you, this is powerful, direct and clear.... 🙏

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He shouldn't be prosecuted because there should be freedom to report the truth.

Further, we shouldn't need that freedom because the governments should be open about things in the first place, not keeping secrets about what they do.

Further, we shouldn't need to have it revealed how the governments abuse and spy on us, because they shouldn't be doing anything that NEEDS revealing. They are meant to be our servants, not despots.

At every level, they are corrupt.

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So now New Zealand joins the war against Yemen.

Another country effectively wiped off the map in the name of Imperialism.

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Thank you Caitlin🙏

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Although every fiber of my being wishes to see Assange (spell checker didn’t like me writing his name) finally free again, I can’t shake the feeling that his extradition might do more to wake people up to reality. I would hate for him to suffer more. As I hate how we all suffer.

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"If the impulse toward truth and seeing wins out, we are probably headed toward a world of health and harmony. If the impulse to keep everything confused and hidden and unconscious wins, we are probably headed for dystopia and extinction." It would be amazing if the first choice won. I have been feeling more like we are heading for the second choice lately, but I would be so happy to be wrong about that.

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It's not just journalists and not just physical infrastructure:

Writers, artists, scientists: Gaza mourns its cultural losses

https://news.yahoo.com/writers-artists-scientists-gaza-mourns-170320833.html#:~:text=Among%20the%20dozens%20of%20university,former%20president%20of%20the%20Islamic

"The Gaza Health Ministry announced this week that the number of Palestinians killed by Israel’s offensive in Gaza surpassed 25,000.

But there is a hidden, second toll: the writers, historians, artists, scientists, and university professors whose deaths have left a gaping hole in Gaza’s social fabric and in the hearts of people touched and inspired by them.

It is a loss, they say, that Palestinian society will feel for generations to come."

Is Israel systematically targeting Gaza's scientists, scholars and doctors?

https://www.newarab.com/features/israel-targets-scientific-and-literary-elite-gaza

"Israel is deliberately eliminating top scientists, doctors and academics in Gaza, the loss of whom will leave an incalculable impact on Palestinian society in Gaza. They are especially targeting those qualified in rare specialisms who have left a gaping hole behind them, which will be extremely difficult to fill.

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Thank you Caitlin. Your words bring clarity to my thoughts and many around me thank you also.

Early on when Julian was in the Ecuadorian embassy, I thought he should just fly to the u.s. and go on trial in the u.s. , but, and it's a big but, Julian would never have a real court hearing he would face a military drum head conviction. Dreaming of justice that never comes not for Julian and not for the Palestinian People, for no one that sticks their head up From Julian to Cop City, African Communists etc. When I say Vote NO on Genocide Joe and people say whattabout Trump. I say vote for Genocide Joe and may you hear the screams of Palestinian Children as you lay your head on your pillow. It's one thing that voting for Stein or West denies Genocide Joe a vote it's another thing to actively vote for Genocide. Sorry about the ramble but I feel so hopeless. End Stage Capitalism demands it.

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