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LETTER FROM LONDON: The Surreal US Case Against Assange – Consortiumnews

Read the full article hear, well worth the time.

Source: LETTER FROM LONDON: The Surreal US Case Against Assange – Consortiumnews

Now it says that the charges against Assange not only do relate to his work as a journalist, but that they can be brought against any journalist who does the things Assange is being charged with having done.  The U.S. government has even argued that The New York Times would have been successfully prosecuted under the Espionage Act for publishing the Pentagon Papers, because that was an action essentially identical to the ones for which Assange is being charged.The implications for journalists of this astonishing reversal are truly shocking.  It is staggering that in the media it has attracted no attention.

Source: LETTER FROM LONDON: The Surreal US Case Against Assange – Consortiumnews