Joe Lauria

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(Journalist, author)
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Member ofConsortium News
Interests • Julian Assange
• Sibel Edmonds
• 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

Joe Lauria is a New York-based journalist who has covered foreign policy at the United Nations for nearly two decades for numerous newspapers, including the Boston Globe, the Montreal Gazette, and the Johannesburg Star. His articles have also appeared in the Sunday Times of London as part of its investigative unit, the New York Times, the Washington Post, New York Magazine, and the Huffington Post, among other publications.[1][2]

He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Consortium News.[3]

With former US Senator Mike Gravel, Joe Lauria co-wrote "A Political Odyssey: The Rise of American Militarism and One Man's Fight to Stop It", which was published in September 2008.


Documents by Joe Lauria

TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
Document:Murray Scottish Appeal Denied; Allowed to Try UK CourtArticle8 June 2021Craig Murray
Julian Assange
Alex Salmond
Nicola Sturgeon
Lady Leeona Dorrian
Craig Murray may have been a Crown target for the contempt conviction because he was among few writers defending Alex Salmond and was vindicated by Salmond’s acquittal. Murray has been a fierce advocate for his friend Julian Assange, the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher, whom the United States is trying to extradite from Britain.
Document:US Issues Assurances on AssangeArticle16 April 2024Julian Assange
Mike Pompeo
Capital punishment
Espionage Act of 1917
First Amendment
Gordon Kromberg
Stella Assange: “The United States has issued a non-assurance in relation to the First Amendment, and a standard assurance in relation to the death penalty. The Biden Administration must drop this dangerous prosecution before it is too late.”


Event Participated in

International Festival of Whistleblowing Dissent and Accountability8 May 20218 May 2021InternetWhistleblowing event held in 2021.
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