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.
Tag: U.S. Espionage Act
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.
Major Newspapers Push US to Drop Assange Charges
“Publishing Is Not a Crime” — The five media outlets that collaborated with WikiLeaks in 2010 sent a letter on Monday calling on the Biden administration to drop all charges against the imprisoned publisher.
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.
Chris Hedges: When the Just Go to Prison
The imprisonment of Daniel Hale, federal prisoner 26069-075 in Marion, Illinois, is a microcosm of the vast gulag being constructed for all of us.
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.
Inside Australia’s Assange Game Plan
Kellie Tranter reports on the Labor government’s secret planning to act on the WikiLeaks‘ founder’s case without offending the U.S.
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.
Chris Hedges: The Most Vital Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time
If Assange is extradited and found guilty of publishing classified material it will set a legal precedent that will effectively end national security reporting.