WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a maximum of 175 years in prison after revealing evidence of US war crimes. Assange is not only one of the world's most prominent political prisoners; he is also a son, a father, a fiancé, and a human being. A group of politicians, journalists, and activists gathered outside the Old Bailey Central Criminal Court in London during his extradition hearing to demand: No Extradition.
globinfo freexchange Gaza is gas-rich. At least 1.4 trillion cubic feet rich. Geologists and natural resources economists have confirmed that the occupied Palestinian territory lies above sizeable reservoirs of oil and natural gas wealth, in area C of the occupied West Bank and the Mediterranean coast off the Gaza Strip. Back in 1999, the Palestinian authority signed a deal with British Gas. Just off the Gaza coast two wells were drilled. It was a multi-billion dollar gift from God and economic boom for both home and abroad. In 2007, Hamas came to power and Israel launched an offensive on Gaza Strip, leaving behind 1,400 dead Palestinians, but taking with it the gas fields. Within a year, Israel announced the discovery of the Leviathan natural gas field, which did include Gaza's riches, valued at 453 billion dollars. But Gazans have been denied around 47 billion dollars in revenue. As for Tel Aviv, it's gunning to become a new hub. As Andy Rowell of priceofoil.org repo