EDITORIAL PICK: US refuses to drop Assange hunt even after key witness admits to lies
In this week’s editorial selection, we select a video from The Grayzone Project in which journalist Aaron Mate interviews Bjartmar Alexandersson, the Icelandic journalist who broke the story that a key witness in the U.S. prosecution of Assange admitted to fabricating key claims.
Description from The Grayzone Project: The US government is continuing to seek the extradition of Julian Assange even though a critical witness in its indictment has admitted to fabricating key claims. Bjartmar Alexandersson, the Icelandic journalist who broke this story, discusses the explosive confession of US witness Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson.
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ABOUT AARON MATÉ
Aaron Maté is a journalist and producer. He hosts Pushback with Aaron Maté on The Grayzone. He is also is contributor to The Nation magazine and former host/producer for The Real News and Democracy Now!. Aaron has also presented and produced for Vice, AJ+, and Al Jazeera.
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