30 April 2019 — Consortium News
Retaliation against Julian Assange over the past decade plus replicates a pattern of ruthless political retaliation against whistleblowers, in particular those who reveal truths hidden by illegal secrecy, VIPS says.
30 April 2019 — 21st Century Wire
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.
26 April 2019 — Michael Salla
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.
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.
25 April 2019 — Dogwoof
XY Chelsea tells the historic story of whistleblower Chelsea Manning, whose 35-year sentence in an all-male maximum security prison was commuted by President Obama in 2017. XY Chelsea is the journey of her fight for survival and dignity, and her transition from prisoner to a free woman.
23 April 2019 — Defend Wikileaks
…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?
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
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.
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.