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Julian Assange's Father and Brother Announce US Tour to Demand Journalist's Freedom

"Gabriel and I are excited to talk to the American public on why protecting journalism and freeing Julian is so important to a free press," says John Shipton, the WikiLeaks founder's father.

Jessica Corbett ·


Dramatic Arrest of Journalist by Belarus Highlights US Targeting of Snowden in 2013

"Downing aircraft to pursue the arrest of dissidents has always been outrageous," the NSA whistleblower said Monday.

Kenny Stancil ·



Ignoring Pleas of Press Freedom Defenders, Biden DOJ Files Appeal to Extradite Julian Assange

"The Assange case represents the gravest threat to press freedom in a generation."

Jake Johnson ·


'Free Assange' Demands Grow as Biden DOJ Says It Will Continue to Seek Extradition

"None of this is inevitable. At every step of the way, individuals with agency are actively choosing to continue the political case against Julian Assange that will have alarming consequences for journalism around the world."

Jake Johnson ·


Why the Biden DOJ Should Drop All Charges Against Julian Assange

A successful prosecution of the Wikileaks' founder and publisher would have far-reaching implications both for national security journalists and for the news organizations that publish their work. This isn't an accident.

Jameel Jaffer ·


Press Freedom Groups Urge Biden DOJ to Drop 'Disastrous' Charges Against Assange

"Now more than ever, it is crucial that we protect a robust and adversarial press," the letter states. 

Brett Wilkins ·


Press Freedom and Human Rights Advocates Lament Trump's Denial of Pardons for Assange and Snowden

"Trump gave us one final reminder that he is an enemy of press freedom. Now Biden must decide if he wants to continue Trump's legacy."

Brett Wilkins ·


Australian Labor Party Urges US to Drop Charges Against Assange

The opposition argues the case must "be brought to an end" as the prime minister says the WikiLeaks founder will be "free to return home" if extradition battle won.

Jessica Corbett ·


Mexico's Lopez Obrador Wants to Give Asylum to Julian Assange

"Assange is a journalist and deserves a chance," the Mexican president said Monday.

Andrea Germanos ·

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