Avi Asher-Schapiro

Avi Asher-Schapiro

Avi Asher-Schapiro is CPJ's research associate for North America. He is a former staffer at VICE News, International Business Times, and Tribune Media, and an independent investigative reporter who has published in outlets including The Atlantic, The Intercept, and The New York Times.

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Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange Views
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Why the Prosecution of Julian Assange Is Troubling for Press Freedom
After a seven-year standoff at the Ecuadoran embassy in London, British police on Thursday arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange--a development press freedom advocates had long feared. For years, journalists and press freedom advocates worried the U.S. would prosecute Assange under the...
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