The film Ithaka, about the quest of Julian Assange’s father to save his son, made its U.S. premiere on Sunday in New York City. It is reviewed by Joe Lauria.
Tag: Press Freedom
Zimbabwean Journalists Arrested Under Cybersecurity Law
The crackdown on journalists is escalating in the run-up to elections next year, Ignatius Banda reports.
John Pilger on the Urgency to Free Assange
In an interview, the renowned Australian investigative journalist warns that the U.S. is close to getting its hands on the the courageous WikiLeaks publisher.
UK Bill Threatens Journalists With Life in Prison
Journalists and publishers could face life sentences if National Security Bill 2022, being debated in the U.K. Parliament, becomes law, reports Mohamed Elmaazi.
2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Freedom for the Press or the US?
The Nobel awarders will present the peace prize on Friday with full confidence they will once again get away with the betrayal of the antimilitarist purpose at the heart of Alfred Nobel’s testament in 1895, writes Fredrik S. Heffermehl.
The UK’s New Threat to British Journalists
Leakers and reporters could be sent to jail on a hypothesis, writes Richard Norton-Taylor.
Bipartisan US Attacks on Journalism
Amid revelations of Trump-era spying, Trevor Timm calls out the attempt by Biden’s DOJ to criminalize news gathering in the case against Julian Assange.
Why Israel Blows Up Media Offices & Targets Journalists
Rather than reduce the cruelty, the Israeli government keeps trying to reduce accurate news coverage, writes Norman Solomon.
Corporate Media’s War to Snuff Out Independent Journalism
Journalist Jonathan Cook’s searing talk at the International Festival of Whistleblowing, Dissent and Accountability on Saturday on the counterattack from legacy media.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: The CIA’s Chinese Walls
Next month Craig Murray is planning to be in Madrid to give evidence in the criminal trial of David Morales, CEO of UC Global, for illegal spying.