Assange Indicted On 17 Espionage Charges

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

For the first time in history, a publisher and editor has been charged under the Espionage Act. The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press that will make it less [...]

The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance   -

The arrest of Julian Assange not only puts the free press in the United States at risk, it puts any reporters who expose US crimes anywhere in the world at risk. As Pepe Escobar wrote "Let’s [...]

What It’s Like To Be The Target Of Character Assassination

By Suzie Dawson, Endarken -

Suzie Dawson is a long time political activist who deserves our support. She is currently leading efforts to defend Julian Assange for his work as publisher of Wikileaks. See Unity4J at [...]

Assange Takes Legal Action To Force Trump Administration To Reveal Charges Against Him

By Defend Wikileaks, Popular Resistance. -

Lawyers for Julian Assange have filed an urgent application to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Washington D.C., to direct the Trump Administration to unseal the [...]

UN Says Free Assange Without Extradition To The US

By United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner -

UN human rights experts today repeated a demand that the UK abides by its international obligations and immediately allows Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to walk free from the Ecuadorian [...]

Assange Shows Support for Free Speech Depends on Who’s Talking

By Joe Emersberger, FAIR  -

I have contacted the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) several times by phone, email and through Twitter over the past few weeks, asking them why I have not found any comment from them [...]

Hundreds Of Newspapers Say In Unision: ‘We Are Not The Enemy’

By Sue Cross, Institute for Nonprofit News -

More than 300 media outlets are standing up to what they describe as Donald Trump's war on the free press and declaring in unison, 'We are not the enemy.'  Below is a statement from the [...]

Why I Stand With Julian Assange

By Peter Van Buren, The American Conservative -

Assange has ended up standing at a crossroads in the history of our freedoms: specifically, at what point does the right of the people to know outweigh the right of the government to keep [...]

A Diplomatic Solution Needed For Julian Assange To Protect Freedom Of The Press

By Ray McGovern, -

During World War II Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty was a huge critic of fascism and wound up in prison. In Oct. 1945 he became head of the Church in Hungary and spoke out just as strongly against [...]

Solitary Confinement: The Plight of Julian Assange

By Angel Fox, From Her Blog -

An Open Letter to President Trump, which you can sign here, urges the president to immediately close the Grand Jury investigation into WikiLeaks and drop any charges against Julian Assange and [...]

Trump Administration In Crisis Targets Leaks, Threatens Media Freedom

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadowproof. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, an aggressive supporter of anti-leaks policies, indicated the insider threat task force within the government would refine [...]

Secret Service Blocks Press From Inauguration Protest Space

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, -

By John Zangas and Anne Meador for DC Media Group - Washington, DC–The Secret Service has denied credentialed press access to a protest space permitted to ANSWER Coalition along the Inauguration [...]

North Dakota Prosecutors Charge Amy Goodman With Riot For DAPL Reporting

By Trevor Timm, -

By Trevor Timm for Freedom of the Press Foundation. North Dakota prosecutors have indicated they have dropped the trespassing charges against Amy Goodman, and instead will charge her with [...]

Filmmaker Arrested At Pipeline Protest Facing 45 Years In Felony Charges

By Nick Visser, -

By Nick Visser for the Huffington Post. Deia Schlosberg, the producer of the upcoming documentary “How to Let Go of the World and Love All Things Climate Can’t Change,” was detained while filming [...]

Newsletter: Ending The Political Charade

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. This week, on Earth Day, representatives from 130 countries gathered at the United Nations in New York City to sign the climate treaty agreed upon in Paris [...]

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