Puebla Group Urges to Respect Assange's Rights;  In Bolivia, Court suspends trial against Añez;  Solomon Islands threatened;  The largest wind farm in the world

Puebla Group appeals to the rights of Julian Assange
The Puebla Group urged the British authorities to respect the rights and dignity of journalist Julian Assange, a victim of judicial and diplomatic persecution. He explained that Assange lives with the constant threat of the possibility of extradition to the US, which represents a violation of the principles of international humanitarian law. He added that the threats against Assange negatively affect freedom of expression, the professional practice of journalism, the right to information, the protection of sources, and the right to be treated as a human being. (TeleSur)

Court suspends trial against Bolivian former de facto president
The oral trial against the former de facto president of Bolivia, Jeanine Áñez, for the case called Coup d’etat II, was suspended by the First Sentencing Court, waiting for the Plurinational Constitutional Court (TCP) to rule on an appeal filed in the defense. According to the declaration of the responsible prosecutor, the period in which the decision of the tcp can be determined is between ten and 15 days, taking into account the existing procedural burden. Áñez is on trial, along with some of her former ministers, her former police and military chiefs, for reaching the Presidency of Bolivia irregularly after the coup against then-president Evo Morales. (TeleSur)

Solomon Islands under threat of invasion after signing a security pact with China
The Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare, criticized the position of some States towards the archipelago, stating that they do not take into account their sovereignty. In a speech before the Solomon Parliament, the politician mentioned the international environment after the signing of a security treaty between his country and China, which took place in April. Without mentioning the countries, Sogavare deplored the continued display of lack of trust by stakeholders and the tacit warning of military intervention in the Solomon Islands if their interests are undermined. (RT)

Construction begins on the world’s largest offshore wind farm
Construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm has begun on the Dogger Bank, a sandy bank in the central North Sea, 100km off the UK coast. The project is a joint venture between Norwegian energy company Equinor, Italy’s Eni Plenitude and UK utility sse Renewables. When completed in 2026, it will have an installed capacity of 3.6 gigawatts, enough power for six million UK homes. (RT)

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