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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The secretary of state's statement was framed as "a shameful assault on press freedom."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Glenn Greenwald
"If these tactics are allowed to stand, it would jeopardize all Brazilians'...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Julian Assange supporters demonstrate outside of the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 18, 2019 in London.
"Shame on everyone including many journalists and Trump supporters who tried to...


Egypt's grotesque sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists to years in prison for doing their job is sparking well-earned outrage, with their boss declaring the decision "defies logic, sense and any semblance of justice.” Hopefully, outrage will likewise greet the news that, the day before, John Kerry was in Egypt assuring al-Sisi the U.S. will be sending Apache helicopters "very, very soon" to add to the $600 million of weaponry we've already sent, now that our two freedom-loving countries...