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“Sometimes the Impossible Happens”: The Unjust Imprisonment of Julian Assange and Lynne Stewart

GlobalResearch 04 Jul 2024
government could not resist imposing a final injustice—the half million-dollar charge for a private jet it obliged Assange to take from the U.K. via the Pacific Mariana Islands to his home in Australia.

Julian Assange Receives $500,000 Donation Through Bitcoin, Flown to Australia Debt Free

LB News 30 Jun 2024
No commercial flights would take him to Australia, so the Australian government arranged a private jet with a steep cost of $520,000 that Julian was liable for ... to Saipan and onward to Australia.

As Julian Assange landed in Canberra a free man, David McBride watched from prison and felt his ‘spirits lifted’

The Observer 30 Jun 2024
McBride claims he saw the private jet carrying Assange fly past his prison cell window as it descended into RAAF Fairbairn, Canberra’s military airbase, on Wednesday night ... We have to do better than this,” she later told Guardian Australia.

A wish from all sides to move on ends with liberty for Assange

The Spokesman-Review 29 Jun 2024
West Coast and about 2,200 miles from his native Australia ... Australia’s government put up the $520,000 needed to charter a private jet to ferry Assange from London to Saipan and then back home.

Julian Assange Received $500,000 Bitcoin Donation To Cover Travel Costs

Slashdot 27 Jun 2024
Earlier this week, WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange received a donation of 8.07 bitcoin (worth roughly $500,000) from an anonymous bitcoin whale, "helping to cover the cost of a private jet that flew him out of the U.K.

Julian Assange got a hero

The Daily Mail 27 Jun 2024
... of the men enjoying the catering on the private jet used to get Assange home ... Assange on a private jet to Australia with Kevin Rudd (centre, left) and former Labor minister Stephen Smith (right).

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed in US plea deal

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 26 Jun 2024
AFP reporters saw a private jet carrying the 52-year-old touch down in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands, the Pacific US territory where he is due in court later in the day ... A private jet carrying ...

Anonymous Bitcoin donor contributes $500K in BTC to fund Julian Assange’s return to Australia

Invezz 26 Jun 2024
An anonymous Bitcoin whale donated approximately $500,000 in BTC to cover the cost of Julian Assange’s private jet flight from the UK to Australia ... This agreement allowed for his immediate release, facilitating his return to Australia.

Kevin Rudd joins Julian Assange as he arrives in Saipan for court appearance

The Daily Mail 26 Jun 2024
Assange had arrived by a private jet that was also carrying his team including Australia's ambassador to the UK Stephen Smith ... Australia had long called for the US to end its pursuit of Mr Assange, who faced spying charges.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed by US court after guilty plea

Gulf News 26 Jun 2024
espionage law, in a deal that will see him return home to Australia ... Assange, 52, is set to leave Saipan shortly after noon local time (0200 GMT) on a private jet accompanied by Australia’s ambassadors to the US and UK, according to flight logs.

Julian Assange returns home after 14-year legal battles

Philenews 26 Jun 2024
The 52-year-old is now departing Saipan on a private jet bound for Canberra, Australia, accompanied by the Australian ambassadors to the USA and the UK.

Julian Assange pleads guilty, leaves courtroom a free man

The Register 26 Jun 2024
Now, about that bill for the private jet that's taking him home to Australia Julian Assange is a free man ... .

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walks free for first time in 12 years after pleading guilty in US court

Khaleejtimes 26 Jun 2024
espionage law, in a deal that will see him return home to Australia ... He is set to leave Saipan on a private jet accompanied by Australia’s ambassadors to the U.S ... and for its proximity to Australia, prosecutors said.

Julian Assange reunited with family after landing in Australia

AOL 26 Jun 2024
Assange travelled to Australia aboard a private chartered Bombardier jet, with his legal team, the ambassador to the UK, Kevin Rudd, and the UK high commissioner, Stephen Smith ... “His safe return to Australia, we know, means so much to his family.

Many Australians are revolted by Julian Assange's return

The Spectator 26 Jun 2024
Convicted spy Julian Assange has come home to Australia. Assange’s chartered private jet touched down in Australia’s capital, Canberra, early in the evening local time to a hero’s reception.

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