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Julian Assange Remains in Legal Limbo; 4 Years A Political Prisoner in “Democratic” England

Today, June 19, marks the 4th year that the heroic WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been kept a prisoner in the Ecuadorean embassy in London thanks to the connivance of the US and UK governments, using their puppet government of Sweden as the legal “justification” for his illegal and totally unwarranted incarceration.  We say: US/UK: … Continue reading

Update on Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago’s Membership Numbers

It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the vast sea of apathy that exists in the working class intellectual wasteland that exists here in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.  The utter lack of any serious working-class opposition to the continuing massive assaults on the trade union movement in Chicago continues unabated.  The unionized … Continue reading

Transcript: Jeremy Hammond Defense Rally, New York City, 21 February, 2013

We’d like to thank the Independent Workers Party of Chicago for this transcript, produced by them.  This is from the recusal hearing that was held last week, in which the judge in Jeremy Hammond’s case refused to recuse herself from the hearing – to remove herself from being the trial judge, that is, due to … Continue reading

New Friends of WikiLeaks Members – Remember to Activate your FoWL Accounts!

Did you recently sign up to become a new member of the “Friends of WikiLeaks”? Yes?  Good!  We can’t wait to meet you!  But before we can get together and start working on the new document releases; before we can start raising money locally in support of WikiLeaks; before you can build this organization with … Continue reading

Join “Friends of WikiLeaks – Chicago”!

We present our new leaflet which we have begun to distribute throughout the Chicagoland area as of today, November 27, 2012.  If you’d like to get involved in our campaign to expose the crimes of the US government and its war on whistleblowers, contact us at fowlchicago@riseup.net **************** JOIN FRIENDS OF WIKILEAKS – CHICAGO! Help … Continue reading

Report from 14 November Class-action Lawsuit Hearing on Behalf of Chicago Police Torture Victims

We reprint with permission the text of a post-hearing press conference between Attorney Joey Mogul of the People’s Law Office of Chicago, IL and supporters of victims of the Chicago Police Department’s infamous torture squads led by former Chicago Police Commander (now jailbird) Jon Burge. The People’s Law Office, acting on behalf of approximately 100 … Continue reading

Free All Victims of Chicago Police Torture – Class Action Lawsuit Hearing Wednesday, Nov. 14

One of our supporters has forwarded the following e-leaflet to us for immediate republication.  We urge every available politically conscious person in Chicago to attend this hearing!  See you there! – FoWL Chicago ***************** Support the 100 still-incarcerated victims of Jon Burge and Burge’s detectives Hearing set on class action suit – Pack the Court … Continue reading

Pissed off about the WikiLeaks Paywall? Blame yourselves.

This past week or two, if you tried to access the WikiLeaks main website  wikileaks.org, you probably encountered a red javascript-based paywall that solicited a donation to the cause – or you couldn’t get in to the site. This happened to us a couple of times as we were in the process of setting up … Continue reading

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