The Belmarsh Tribunal D.C. — The Case of Julian Assange

Democracy Now! Streamed live on Jan 20, 2023

Democracy Now! is livestreaming the Belmarsh Tribunal from Washington, D.C. The event will feature expert testimony from journalists, whistleblowers, lawyers, publishers and parliamentarians on assaults to press freedom and the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Watch here live at 2 p.m. ET on Friday, January 20.

Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman and Srecko Horvat, the co-founder of DiEM25, will chair the tribunal, which is being organized by Progressive International and the Wau Holland Foundation.

0:00 – Introductions

15:33 – Ben Wizner, lead attorney at ACLU of Edward Snowden

21:20 – Jeffrey Sterling, lawyer and former CIA employee

29:05 – Katrina vanden Heuvel, editorial director and publisher, The Nation

32:35 – Margaret Kunstler, civil rights attorney

39:09 – Stefania Maurizi, investigative journalist, Il Fatto Quotidiano

47:20 – Jeremy Corbyn, member of U.K. Parliament and founder of the Peace and Justice Project

56:16 – Steven Donziger, human rights attorney

1:05:19 – Kristinn Hrafnsson, editor-in-chief, WikiLeaks

1:17:12 – Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights attorney

1:25:07 – Chip Gibbons, policy director of Defending Rights & Dissent

1:31:45 – Kevin Gosztola, managing editor of Shadowproof

1:38:45 – John Shipton, father of Julian Assange

1:50:19 – Betty Medsger, investigative reporter

2:01:20 – Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower

2:09:50 – Suchitra Vijayan, writer, photographer & activist

2:15:56 – Noam Chomsky, linguist and activist

2:18:42 – Final remarks

2:22:03 – Roger Waters performance

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