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Democracy Now! Assange: Ellsberg, Scahill, Assange Lawyer weigh in on “grave threat to press freedom”
Assange faces up to 170 additional years in prison under the new charges—10 years for each count of violating the Espionage Act.
The indictment seeks to criminalize what journalists are not only permitted but ethically required to do: take steps to help their sources maintain their anonymity.
Wikileaks vs. Stratfor: Pursue the Truth, Not Its Messenger Amy Goodman 1 March 2012 Nation of Change Among the emails was a short one-liner that suggested the U.S. government has produced, through a secret grand jury, a sealed indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. WikiLeaks, the whistle-blower website, has again published a massive […]