The treatment of Julian Assange is a legal disaster that began in Sweden and continued in the United Kingdom. If the United States manages to get Assange extradited, it could prevent the publication of information about the great power in the future.
In this interview with journalist John Pilger, he discusses the trial of Julian Asange, as well as the freedom to hold authorities accountable, the freedom to challenge, to point out hypocrisy and to protest.
"If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to emerge right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for the freedom of the press and the legal community, ”says Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
The Brexit chaos seems to culminate in the British leaving the EU – now that the election of Boris Johnson has been postponed. Brexit is the price the British have to pay for not having had an honest discussion about immigration, multiculturalism and the British Empire. But are Britain's problems unique?
Ny Tid is looking at two books with Boris Johnson's future policy in mind. Are selective and nostalgic dives into the history of the British Empire a good recipe for shaping politics or Britain's future post-Brexit?
Our comprehensive approximately 100-page Norwegian commentary and book review will be published quarterly (March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1) with international book reviews, essays and comments – in addition to the physical newspaper and PDF, the articles will be published in the the following weeks (see also the monthly letter).