Julian Assange

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
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.
"No matter how much you punish me, I will remain confident in my decision," said the whistleblower.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Snowden and Greenwald
"The most essential journalism of every era," says the NSA whistleblower, "is...
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...


The Edward Snowden saga took one more twist today as Ecuador announced it had found a listening device in the London embassy where it's sheltering Julian Assange, a discovery Ecuador's Foreign Minister called "another instance of a loss of ethics at the international level." Between that and the bizarre forcing down of the Bolivian president's plane on the hunch Snowden might be on it leads the Rude Pundit to wonder "how far would we go in violating international law just to show the world (...