Australian Journalist Threatened With Prosecution For Exposing War Crimes

By Oscar Grenfell, WSWS. -

In another major assault on press freedom, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) journalist Dan Oakes has been threatened with prosecution for his role in exposing war crimes committed by the [...]

Update On Assange: The Most Important Press Freedom Case Of This Era

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

This past week, just as public sentiment and corporate media attention were shifting in favor of Julian Assange, the United States issued another superseding indictment in his extradition case. [...]

Assange Extradition: ’60 Minutes’ Gives Assange Fair Shake

By Consortium News. -

Australia’s 60 Minutes newsmagazine Sunday night aired an extensive interview with Stella Morris, Julian Assange’s partner, and featured the two boys the couple have had together.  While the [...]

United States: Over 400 Attacks On Press Freedom In Under A Month

By Deutsche Welle. -

One of those incidents involved a DW reporter named Stefan Simons. He was shot at with rubber bullets and threatened with arrest in Minneapolis several weeks ago. How typical is his experience [...]

Politicians Call On UK To Release Assange

In Consortium News. -

As current and former elected representatives in democracies committed to human rights, the presumption of innocence and the rule of law, we wish to support the urgent appeal sent to you by [...]

Media Relations Controls Marginalize The Press … And The Public

By Kathryn Foxhall, Quill Mag. -

As protests erupt in the wake of police brutality, one key point for journalists to remember is that many police agencies have enforced silence on police officers. And that creates an [...]

As Attacks On Protesters and Journalists Increase, Coverage Of Communities And Police Need To Change

By Timothy Karr, Free Press. -

The weekend saw escalating police violence against protesters and reporters at nationwide demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd and systemic racial injustices. There has been [...]

Arbuthnot Out As Assange’s Judge, Says WikiLeaks Lawyer

By Consortium News. -

Lady Emma Arbuthnot, the Westminster chief magistrate enmeshed in a conflict of interest, will no longer be presiding over the extradition proceedings of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian [...]

Julian Assange Arrested, Take Action Now

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

April 11, 2019 - Today, Wikileaks publisher, Julian Assange, was expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he was granted asylum almost seven years ago, and arrested by British [...]

Julian Assange Facing Expulsion And Extradition

By Popular Resistance. -

News broke yesterday that Julian Assange is facing imminent expulsion from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. The news was leaked by whistleblowers. The justification for the expulsion is that [...]