After Assange’s Espionage Act Indictment, Police Move Against More Journalists for Publishing Classified Material

photo by Mark Verch, Flikr by Joe Lauria, Published on Consortium News, June 5, 2019 Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have sent the police after journalists who’ve challenged the state.  Joe Lauria reports. following the arrest and Espionage Act indictment of Julian[…]

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“Truth ultimately is all we have:” Julian Assange appeals for public support

By Oscar Grenfell, from World Socialist Website, 25 May 2019 In his first publicly-released comments to supporters since his arrest, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange has detailed the repressive conditions he faces in Britain’s Belmarsh prison and called for a campaign against his threatened extradition to the United States. “I am defenceless and am counting on you and others[…]

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Assange Is Not a Journalist (If Journalists Are Ass-Kissing Propagandists for the Ruling Class)

By Ann Garrison, Published on Black Agenda Report, May 8, 2019 Saying Assange not a journalist is like saying Darwin wasn’t a biologist, Einstein wasn’t a physicist and LeBron James can’t play basketball. “Assange is a genius who looked at global injustice with the mind of a systems analyst, then founded Wikileaks and the transparency movement.” High profile journalists have been[…]

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