The WikiLeaks publisher is only guilty of one thing, writes James Bovard — violating the U.S. government’s divine right to blindfold the American people.
Category: Julian Assange
WATCH: The Persecution of Truth
Whistleblowers, WikiLeaks and the War on Truth was the subject of a conference this week in Brisbane, Australia.
1st Amendment Authorized Assange’s Possession of Classified Data
The Espionage Act, as it is applied to the WikiLeaks publisher or any other journalist, also violates basic norms of due process, argues Bruce Afran.
The Espionage Act & the 4th Year of Assange’s Arrest
If Julian Assange is extradited he will face prosecution under a severe espionage law with roots in the British Official Secrets Act that is part of a history of repression of press freedom, reports Joe Lauria.
WATCH: DOJ Rally on 4th Anniversary of Assange’s Arrest
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested in London on April 11, 2019. He has been in Belmarsh prison ever since. A rally took place at the DOJ on Tuesday. Watch it here.
Washington Says ‘Journalism Is Not A Crime’
You don’t get to say “journalism is not a crime” while literally working to criminalize journalism, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
WATCH: CN Live! — ‘Beginning of the End’
Julian Assange’s father John Shipton joined CN Live! Thursday night to discuss several developments this week in the case of the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher.
Daniel Ellsberg Calling on Us to Stop Nuclear War
The Pentagon Papers whistleblower, who has a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, is urging a ceasefire in Ukraine. “This is not a species to be trusted with nuclear weapons,” he tells Marjorie Cohn.
Guardian Columnist’s Latest Attack on ‘Heretics’
George Monbiot has been regularly smearing icons of the progressive left, writes Jonathan Cook. Now, it seems, it is comedian Russell Brand’s turn to come under his scalpel.
John Pilger: The Betrayers of Julian Assange
The day dream about Anthony Albanese doing the right thing has reached its limits. As prime minister he has not fought to bring home an Australian who is both the embodiment of courage and the victim of a great, vindictive injustice.