Julian Assange

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning
"No one should get tortured and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, without even getting charged with a crime, for standing up for their rights."
Jessica Corbett, 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.
Given that Manning still faces a $256,000 fine for refusing to testify about...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning
Manning's legal team said her actions "evidence the strength of her convictions...

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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 (...