The WikiLeaks publisher saw his free software project as a powerful tool for democracy, writes Nozomi Hayase.
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The Prosecution of Julian Assange Calls for Public Defense of Free Speech
If the U.S. succeeds in extraditing the WikiLeaks publisher, it could lead to the possible execution of an innocent man and the death of a free press as a guardian of democracy, writes Nozomi Hayase.
WATCH: Ep. 15 of CN Live! Special on Julian Assange
Episode 15 of CN Live! is devoted to imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. Join our guests Patrick Henningsen, Nozomi Hayase and Lissa Johnson, plus a special message to CN Live! from John Pilger.
The Rise of Pro-Democracy Journalism
The old idea of journalism arming the people with facts they need for democracy to work has been betrayed by major U.S. news outlets, like the New York Times and Washington Post, which have instead aligned themselves with national power under…