The Australian prime minister told ABC, “I share the frustration. I can’t do more than make very clear what my position is,” that a diplomatic solution to Assange’s case must be found.
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Biden’s Atrocious Assange Policy
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.
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.
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.
WATCH: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Assange’ & ‘Manning’ Arrive in Sydney
The three bronze statues that have been touring the world have arrived in Assange’s home country, where John Shipton, John Pilger, David McBride and other speakers demanded the prime minister tell Joe Biden to release the WikiLeaks publisher.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: What Dan Ellsberg Means
The term “Fourth Estate” had taken on the dust of a neglected antique before the release of the Pentagon Papers. Afterwards it seemed possible to think again of the press as the independent pole of power required by a working democracy.
US Intel Lays Out Assange Attack
Misperception and disinformation overrode the facts of the Assange case at an event organized by the Hayden Center on Monday night in Washington, reports Joe Lauria.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Don’t Charge Trump With Espionage
Nobody should face the charge unless they are working for a foreign power and mean harm to the United States.
If Albanese Asks for Assange’s Freedom, Biden Has Every Reason to Agree
Ex-Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr says it’s time the U.S. closed the books on the disastrous wars unloosed by George W. Bush.
Who Is the Hero? Albright vs. Assange
Lawrence Davidson checks on the answer, from inside and outside the Establishment.