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Should Assange die in a UK prison, as the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has warned, he will effectively have been tortured to death. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Views
Assange’s US Extradition Hearing Opens Monday: Fight for the Free Press Is Now On
From medical professionals to journalists’ associations, the waves of courage that have emerged this week in defense of Julian Assange, invite all of us to join in, and stand on the right side of history.
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Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on October 21, 2019. (Photo: Isabel Infantes/AFP via Getty Images) News
Drop Charges and Extradition Pursuit of Assange, Says Amnesty International, Denouncing US Govt's "Full-Scale Assault on the Right to Freedom of Expression"
"The potential chilling effect on journalists and others who expose official wrongdoing by publishing information disclosed to them by credible sources could have a profound impact on the public's right to know what their government is up to."
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Former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to the press ahead of a Grand Jury appearance about WikiLeaks, in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 16, 2019. News
Chelsea Manning's Lawyers Demand Her Release, Decry 'Punitive' Incarceration
"No matter how much you punish me, I will remain confident in my decision," said the whistleblower.
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Assange would face a politicized show trial in the United States if he were extradited to face 17 charges under the Espionage Act for his role in publishing classified military and diplomatic cables, documents and videos that exposed U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Photo: Mr. Fish / Truthdig) Views
What Is Happening to Assange Will Happen to the Rest of Us
The publication of classified documents is not yet a crime in the United States. If Assange is extradited and convicted, it will become one.
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The public must engage in order to end this war on journalism. (Photo: Jack Taylor/Getty Images) Views
The Assange Precedent: The Spark That Lit the Fire in the War on Journalism
This is the most important press freedom case of the 21st century.
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Julian Assange supporters demonstrate outside of the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 18, 2019 in London. News
Brazil's Greenwald Prosecution Evokes Assange's Continued Imprisonment in UK, Say Advocates
"Shame on everyone including many journalists and Trump supporters who tried to defend the indictment of Assange."
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Julian Assange supporters demonstrate outside of the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 18, 2019 in London. (Photo: Hollie Adams/Getty Images) Views
Why Americans—and the World—Ought to Be Concerned About Julian Assange's Extradition Case
The indictment of Assange is recognized by many free speech groups as the most important press freedom case of our time. Yet, with mainstream media blackout and utter silence of political leaders on this important issue, criminalization of journalism goes on without much of the public being aware...
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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is remaining defiant in the face of months of imprisonment. News
Chelsea Manning Says She Is 'Never Backing Down' in Face of US Detention Meant to Break Her
"My long-standing objection to the immoral practice of throwing people in jail without charge or trial, for the sole purpose of forcing them to testify before a secret, government-run investigative panel, remains strong."
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UN Expert Calls Detention of Chelsea Manning 'Open-Ended, Progressively Severe, Coercive Measure Amounting to Torture'
In a letter to the U.S. government, the special rapporteur on torture called for the immediate release of the whistleblower.
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Placards and messages in support of Julian Assange sit outside Ecuadorian Embassy stands in South Kensington on April 5, 2019 in London. News
100+ Doctors Demand Julian Assange Receive Safe Passage to Australian Hospital 'Before It Is Too Late'
"That we, as doctors, feel ethically compelled to hold governments to account on medical grounds speaks volumes about the gravity of the medical, ethical, and human rights travesties that are taking place."
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