Tag Archives: extradition

Starchild: Proposed resolution of Libertarian support for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Starchild comments on a previous press release by the Libertarian Party supporting Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks:


What paulie said — anti-TSA and pro-WikiLeaks! Both of these issues represent key tests of government power against civil liberties, one related to the First Amendment protections of freedom and speech and of the press, the other related to the Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable search and seizure.… Read more ...

Canadian Green Party condemns extradition of marijuana activist to US

From the Green Party of Canada by way of Green party Watch:

OTTAWA — Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson yesterday confirmed that marijuana activist Marc Emery will be extradited to the United States, a move that the Green Party of Canada condemns. The decision was made shortly after Marc Emery turned himself in to the authorities as his bail expired May 10, 2010.… Read more ...

British Columbia Marijuana Party leader being prosecuted for selling pot seeds

Marc Emery, the “Prince of Pot” who sold millions of marijuana seeds and helped form the British Columbia Marijuana Party, is being prosecuted in Seattle, Washington for selling seeds to Americans.  He recently gave up a fight against extradition, and is attempting to make a deal with his prosecutors in order to lighten his sentence. … Read more ...