Revealed: The British Government’s War on Assange and Media Freedom By Nina Cross

30 April 2019 — 21st Century Wire


Nina Cross
21st Century Wire

For nearly 10 years now, the British government has waged a war on Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks. It has used every hard and soft power tool in its arsenal: the judiciary, government, international treaties, the media, diplomatic power and even the deprivation of health care. For his role in exposing US  war crimes and corruption, an outraged US establishment has conspired to silence Assange, constructing charges against him and demanding his extradition.

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Assange Expected to confirm Wikileaks source of DNC Emails was Seth Rich not Russians By Dr Michael Salla

26 April 2019 — Michael Salla

Assange Seth Rich

The April 11 arrest of Julian Assange has resurrected the narrative that emails stored on the Democratic National Committee (DNC) were not hacked by Russia, but leaked by a disenchanted employee, Seth Rich, who wanted to expose how Bernie Sanders was systematically undermined during the 2016 primaries by the DNC. According to this narrative, Rich communicated with Assange and handed over the DNC emails through Wikileaks’ secure online drop box.

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Assange’s Imprisonment Reveals Even More Corruption Than WikiLeaks Did By Caitlin Johnstone

25 April 2019 — Caitlin Johnson

Consortium News has launched a new series titled “The Revelations of WikiLeaks”, geared toward helping readers come to a full appreciation of just how much useful information the outlet has made available to the world with its publications. Which is good, because there’s a whole lot of it. Understanding everything that WikiLeaks has done to shine light in areas that powerful people wish to keep dark makes it abundantly clear why powerful people would want to dedicate immense amounts of energy toward sabotaging it.

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Edward Snowden on Julian Assange’s arrest and indictment

23 April 2019 — Defend Wikileaks

On Motherboard’s CYBER Podcast

Motherboard:

…speaking of press freedom, there’s something that’s happened recently in the news with Julian Assange, and I know people immediately thought of you as well because you’re in asylum right now…

What was your perspective of how the us media has been dealing with this situation in particular, and how do you think this affects press freedom?

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Julian Assange/Wikileaks Newslinks 5 April 2019

5 April 2019 — The New Dark Age

WikiLeaks warns that Julian Assange faces imminent eviction from Ecuador’s London embassy by Oscar Grenfell https://countercurrents.org/2019/04/05/wikileaks-warns-that-julian-assange-faces-imminent-eviction-from-ecuadors-london-embassy/ Protecting Julian Assange: A Must for People of Conscience https://www.globalresearch.ca/protecting-julian-assange/5673698

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Silencing the Whistle: The Intercept Shutters Snowden Archive, Citing Cost By Whitney Webb

30 March 2019 — Mint Press

NEW YORK — On March 13, a report in the Daily Beast revealed that the New York-based outlet The Intercept would be shutting down its archive of the trove of government documents entrusted to a handful of journalists, including Intercept co-founders Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, by whistleblower Edward Snowden. However, that account did not include the role of Greenwald, as well as Jeremy Scahill — another Intercept co-founder, in the controversial decision to shutter the archive.

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Free Chelsea Manning!

11 March 2019 — WSWS

On Friday, a federal judge ordered the courageous whistle-blower Chelsea Manning imprisoned for refusing to testify before a secret grand jury that is drawing up fabricated charges against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange on behalf of the Trump administration. In a savage action, the judge sentenced Manning to remain in jail until she purged her contempt of court by agreeing to testify or the term of the grand jury expired, i.e., for an indefinite period.

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