NI Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire collects journalism award on behalf of Julian Assange.

Julian Assange
Julian Assange has been awarded the 2019 European United Left-Nordic Green Left Award for Journalists, Whistleblowers and Defenders of the Right to Information, WikiLeaks informed Tuesday. The award is given to individuals “uncovering the truth and exposing it to the public” and to honor “individuals or groups who have been intimidated and/or persecuted” for such actions. Thus recognizing Assange’s work through WikiLeaks. The prize is sponsored by European left-wing parliamentarians, who devised it in 2018 in honor of assassinated Maltese journalist Daphne Galizia. Nobel Peace prize winner (1976), Mairead Maguireh, received it on Assange’s behalf at an event in the European Parliament in France. Assange is a multi-award winning journalist, with more than 15 international recognitions for his work. The most outstanding awards are the 2008 New Media Award from The Economist, 2010 Time Person of the Year…
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Julian Assange was dramatically arrested by British police today and dragged screaming from the Ecuadorian Embassy after seven years hiding inside.

Julian Assange was dramatically arrested by British police today and dragged screaming from the Ecuadorian Embassy after seven years hiding inside.

Julian Assange
Julian Assange was dramatically arrested by British police today and dragged screaming from the Ecuadorian Embassy after seven years hiding inside.The pale and bearded WikiLeaks founder, 47, was pulled out in handcuffs as Ecuador withdrew its asylum status - ending Assange's 2,487 days holed up since 2012.As he was hauled from the building - looking grey and clutching Gore Vidal's History of the National Security State - he appeared to shout... "The UK has no civility" and "the UK must resist"
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