The Prosecution of Julian Assange and Its Impact on the Freedom of the Press

1 February 2020 — Defend Wikileaks

On 30 January 2020, at the National Press Club’s First Amendment Lounge in Washington D.C., a panel of experts discussed the Trump Administration’s indictment of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange and the impact Assange’s extradition and prosecution could have on the freedom of the press.

Speakers:

  • Jameel Jaffer, Director, Knight First Amendment Institute
  • Amy Jeffress, Attorney, former US Department of Justice
  • Ben Wizner, Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project

Moderator:

  • Mary-Rose Papandrea, Constitutional Law Professor, UNC

This event was organised by the Courage Foundation. See upcoming events for Julian Assange here.
Support the Courage Foundation’s campaign to defend Assange and WikiLeaks here.

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