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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.
It’s a sham! Everyone knows it is a sham. Why is he not protected?
If you are waiting for corporate media pundits to defend freedom of the press, you’re going to be disappointed.
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.
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United Nations – A new report published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shows that nine out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unpunished. By Lyndal Rowlands Inter Press Service | Report Truthout.org 10 November 2014 The report found that between 2004 and 2013, 370 journalists were murdered “in direct retaliation for their work” and that […]
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I don’t want to live in a society that does these sort of things’ Sign a thank you to Edward Snowden at RootsAction.org Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations June 10, 2013 Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Laura Poitras NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I don’t want to live in a society […]