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‘The political show trial of the century’ is unfolding — yet few seem to care

Journalist John Pilger has spent the last three weeks watching Julian Assange’s extradition trial at London’s Old Bailey. Here's what he saw.

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Spies, abduction, poison… it’s a story with the lot, so why is it unloved by the media?

Why is the Australian press showing so little interest in the case of Julian Assange?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and ABC chair Ita Buttrose (Image: AAP/Dan Himbrechts)

Your Say: How Ita Buttrose can stop the rot at the ABC

Crikey readers have their say on the ABC, Julian Assange's extradition and more.

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China’s pressing issue

Good morning, early birds. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian has reportedly accused detained Australian journalist Cheng Lei of "endangering China's national security", and new analysis shows the federal aged care regulator passed several Victorian homes just months before they experienced a wave of COVID-19 cases and deaths. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Betrayed by politicians and the media, Assange case exposes ludicrous justice

Julian Assange continues to suffer under farcical charges and a predatory system, and the media chooses to looks the other way.

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Good iContact

Good morning, early birds. The Andrews government has reportedly engaged a Silicon Valley tech group to rollout a new data managing system across the health department, and Australian banks will be directed by financial regulators to buy up to $240 billion of government debt. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Julian Assange and Cheng Lei (Images: AAP/Reuters/Supplied)

Detained in plain sight: an incomplete list of Australia’s political prisoners

Crikey takes a look at some of the Australian political prisoners currently in jail overseas.

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Dear media: if you won’t speak up for Assange, maybe stop using WikiLeaks’ stuff

Like him or not, the WikiLeaks founder represents things that need protecting.

Julian Assange on a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London (Image: AAP/Lloyd Jones)

The botched extortion scheme that forced the UK’s hand on Assange

Read an extract from the updated edition of The Most Dangerous Man in the World, Andrew Fowler's definitive book about Julian Assange.

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ScoMo likes (some) journos… the commissioner and Lawyer X… a cosmetic view of Black Lives Matter

Protesters in Victoria cop a blast, a Walkley-winning journo rots in a UK jail waiting for the phone to ring, and beauty is in the eye of the beholders of social justice...

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