Assange Arrest: Background and Implications (Videos)

17 April 2019 — TRNN

Our recent coverage of the arrest of Julian Assange

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Indictment: A Threat to the Foundation of US Democracy?

April 14, 2019

A panel discussion between FAIR’s Jeff Cohen and Jacqueline Luqman, with host Marc Steiner examines whether this is the beginning of an attempt to stop investigative journalists from working with whistleblowers and exposing corruption


Ecuadorian President’s Motives for Surrendering Assange: Vengeance & IMF Loan?

April 12, 2019

$4.2 billion IMF loan, submission to the US, and vengeance appear to have been President Moreno’s true motives for revoking Assange’s asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy, says Ecuador’s former foreign minister Guillaume Long


Assange Arrested for Exposing U.S. War Crimes – Paul Jay

April 12, 2019

Wikileaks released Manning’s leaked documents and exposed multiple crimes committed by the U.S. government and armed forces – Jay says this is getting lost in the corporate media coverage of Assange’s arrest;  when he was arrested, Assange carried a copy of TRNN’s book “Gore Vidal on the History of the National Security State” which was based on a series of interviews conducted by Paul Jay between 2005 to 2007; the premise of the book is the American state and its loyal media use patriotism to lie to the American people about U.S. foreign policy and militarism


Daniel Ellsberg On Assange Arrest: The Beginning of the End For Press Freedom

April 11, 2019

“This is the first indictment of a journalist and editor or publisher…And if it’s successful it will not be the last.”


Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 1/2)

April 11, 2019

Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange and the precarious situation Assange is in


Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 2/2)

April 11, 2019

Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange and the precarious situation Assange is in

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