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Add your event for World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2021 – Assange Freedom Network

The World is in the midst of the most severe clampdown on media freedoms in living memory. The plight of Julian Assange is emblematic of the destruction of a Free Press especially in the West, as well as much of the rest of the World. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration, […]

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Two Years After Assange’s Arrest, Biden Can End Trump’s Assault On Press Freedom – The Dissenter

President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Attorney General Merrick Garland now have the obligation, if they are serious about press freedom, to drop the charges that were issued under Trump by a Justice Department deeply politicized by Attorney General Bill Barr. The Biden administration should recognize how much time has passed, including […]

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Julian Assange’s High Court fight against extradition

On Sunday, April the 11th, Julian will have spent 2 full years in Belmarsh prison. 730 days. It marks the beginning of the third year of Julian’s incarceration. Protests and solidarity actions are planned around the world to raise awareness. Reporters Without Borders (@rsf_inter on Twitter) has changed its banner into a Free Assange message […]

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Joe Biden’s Persecution of Julian Assange | The American Conservative

Trevor Timm, founder of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, told the London court that if the United States successfully prosecuted Assange, it “would criminalise every reporter who received a secret document whether they asked for it or not.” The U.S. indictments suggested that Assange alone was encouraging people to illegally disclose classified information by […]

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The Kafkaesque Imprisonment of Julian Assange Exposes U.S. Myths About Freedom and Tyranny – Glenn Greenwald

The real measure of how free is a society is not how its mainstream, well-behaved ruling class servants are treated, but the fate of its actual dissidents. Persecution is not typically doled out to those who recite mainstream pieties, or refrain from posing meaningful threats to those who wield institutional power, or obediently stay within the […]

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UK’s former Brexit secretary says Assange judge ‘got the law wrong’

Davis has been prevented from tabling a motion for debate in the Commons on the grounds that it would breach sub judice rules even though Assange’s case is being heard by a judge alone with no jury potentially liable to be influenced by outside pressure. Davis, a former chair of the Conservative Party who served […]

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‘Journalists’ Who Smear Assange Are Pure Scum – Caitlin’s Newsletter

The torture and brutalization of Julian Assange has only been made possible by the fact that the public consents to it, and the public only consents to it because of a concerted mass media smear campaign that took place between late 2016 and his arrest in April 2019. People like James Ball are directly responsible […]

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Julian Assange supporters outnumber his critics. Who are they? | Julian Assange News | Al Jazeera

With a week until a UK court announces the verdict on Assange’s extradition case, we review his supporters and critics. Recently, calls to pardon him have grown louder, including from unlikely characters such as former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, a Republican. In September, 160 former and current world leaders and diplomats signed a […]

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Assange hearing outcome could set an “alarming precedent” for free speech – Index on Censorship Index on Censorship

The UK Assange hearing – which will decide whether there are grounds for Assange to stand trial in the USA – should reach a conclusion on 4 January. The verdict will have major ramifications for free speech and media freedom. We speak to Assange’s partner about it As it stands the case is unprecedented. No […]

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Let us remember why Julian Assange is locked away in solitary confinement in a prison meant for murderers and terrorists. For publishing information on US government war crimes. They like to call it espionage. Most reasonable people would call it investigative journalism, informing people about war crimes. Informing us what is done in our name. […]