The U.S. was determined to do everything possible to drag Assange back to U.S. soil despite his not being a U.S. citizen and never having spent more than a few days on U.S. soil...
Thom Hartmann: The News Is Too Vital To Be Left to the “Free Market” and Must Again be Owned and Run by Actual Journalists
"Infotainment "news" media won't talk about many of the most vital issues of our day, and treats politics as if it were the NFL instead of the most vital tool for our democracy. We must reverse the past 40 years' destruction of our news ecosystem."
John and Gabriel Shipton, the father and brother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, are on a nationwide tour to advocate for the release of the journalist, who has been detained in Britain since 2012, and for the Biden administration to drop the U.S. Government’s extradition efforts.
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Why Did Respected Press Freedom Organization Exclude Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists?
"Because CPJ excluded Assange, the organization provoked outrage and distracted from the injustice these other journalists endure."
If you are waiting for corporate media pundits to defend freedom of the press, you’re going to be disappointed.
Chris Hedges discusses the deep rot that infects American journalism with reporter Matt Taibbi. https://youtu.be/8_vla4l-AX8 By CHRIS HEDGES RT America On Contact Truthdig May 9, 2019 They explore the ways in which Fox News has reshaped the industry in its own image, and how networks like MSNBC have come to tell viewers exactly what More
Julian Assange was “psychologically tortured” by four nations ganging up on him, said the UN special rapporteur on torture. Watch the replay with Pentagon Papers whistle blower Dan Ellsberg, and other guests. Note: Included below after the video is the article "UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’" by Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe More
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.