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The publication of classified documents is not a crime in the United States, but if Assange is extradited and convicted it will become one. (Photo: Mr.Fish/Truthdig) Views
The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange
This is the gravest assault on press freedom in my lifetime
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Supporters of Julian Assange demonstrate outside court in London. (Photo: Screen shot from Ruptly livestream) Views
Facing Serious Charges, Judge Sets 'Long Timetable' For Assange To Prepare Defense Against Extradition
"This indictment is a direct attack on free speech and a direct attack on journalists and publishers everywhere."
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The problem of journalistic demarcation is no less ideologically motivated and, through their effort to discredit Assange and WikiLeaks, corporate media have snugly aligned themselves with the contemporary brokers of US imperial power against a journalistic movement. (Photo: Matt Dunham / AP) Views
Corporate Media Have Second Thoughts About Exiling Julian Assange From Journalism
One might have thought that, when drawing a line between Pulitzers and prison, corporate media would instinctively err on the side of caution and go to bat for Assange
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Australian journalist Annika Smethurst had her home raided Tuesday by police. News
'Outrageous': Police Raid Home of Aussie Journalist Who Reported on Secret Domestic Spying Program
"If you are not concerned over a journalist being raided on the basis of 'national security concerns' for reporting on the potential over reach of Australia's security agencies into your lives, there is something seriously wrong."
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Julian Assange after being arrested by U.K. authorities in May. Views
Trump Against the First Amendment
It's a potential calamity for the First Amendment and a free press
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Calling Treatment of Julian Assange 'Psychological Torture,' UN Expert Demands End to US Extradition Attempt
"I condemn, in the strongest terms, the deliberate, concerted, and sustained nature of the abuse inflicted on Mr. Assange."
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Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy. Views
Assange Indictments Hide the Context of War
We can't depend on large institutions to stand up for democracy
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Driven as always by self-interest and opportunism, Trump has now flipped from professing his “love” for WikiLeaks during the campaign to targeting Assange as part of the enemy. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Unequal Justice: Julian Assange Is an Enemy in Trump’s War on the First Amendment
Unless and until Assange’s prosecution is dismissed, no publication will be safe from the Administration’s vengeance and overreach
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Ecuador rightly accepted Assange’s concerns that the US would seek his extradition and lock him out of sight for the rest of his life. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images) Views
Endless Procedural Abuses Show Julian Assange Case Was Never About Law
From the start, Assange faced political persecution
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Through the silencing of Assange, the heart of democracy suffocates. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Views
We Must Defend Assange to Save Free Press from American Despotism
Assange sacrificed his personal liberty so that we could all be free
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