As the Yes Men, we have complicated feelings about Assange. But prosecuting him under the Espionage Act would be a disaster for journalism and democracy.Read More »
Tag Archives: Assange
As Major Outlets Ignore Assange Extradition Hearing, Ai Weiwei Demands Freedom for WikiLeaks Founder | Common Dreams News
"He truly represents a core value of why we are free—because we have freedom of the press," Weiwei said.Read More »
In their zeal to hold WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accountable for the role they believe he played in Russiagate, the Democratic National Committee may have paved the way for his acquittal.Read More »
An Hour with Noam Chomsky on Fascism, Nuclear Weapons, Climate Change, Julian Assange & More | Democracy Now!
In April, hundreds of people packed into the Old South Church in Boston to hear the world-renowned dissident and linguist Noam Chomsky speak.Read More »
Daniel Ellsberg: Espionage Charges Against Assange Are Most Significant Attack on Press in Decades | Democracy Now!
Yesterday will live in the history of journalism and law in this country because it was an unprecedented direct attack on the First Amendment.Read More »
The Trump Administration appears to be escalating its assaults on the foundations of what remains of Democracy in the U.S. I have no love for Julian Assange, as today’s New York Times editorial explains, but charging him with espionage is a serious attack on the freedom of speech and the press. Please read the editorial. More, the Trump claims of ...Read More »
Corruption investigation opened against Ecuador’s president Moreno, after purported leaked contents of his iPhone (Whatsapp, Telegram) & Gmail were published.Read More »
He fears Sweden would extradite him to the United States, where he could face trial for WikiLeaks’ revelations.Read More »
Will Julian Assange of WikiLeaks Go Free After U.N. Finds He Is Being Arbitrarily Detained? | Democracy Now!
The BBC reports the United Nations panel investigating the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has ruled he has been "arbitrarily detained.”Read More »
While this scandal continues the very notion of justice is diminished, along with the reputation of Sweden, and the shadow of America's menace touches us all.Read More »
Julian Assange talks about the comeback of the WikiLeaks whistleblowing platform and his desire to help a German committee investigating mass NSA spying.Read More »