The WikiLeaks founder already has spent as much time in a London prison as DOJ lawyers say he is likely to serve if convicted in the U.S.
Stella Assange discusses the imprisonment of her husband on the third episode of Just Asking Questions.
"If he goes down, so will journalism," Assange's father John Shipton says in the documentary.
'Real' Journalists Recognize That Prosecuting Julian Assange Poses a Grave Threat to Freedom of the Press
The Justice Department’s discretion is the only thing that protects them from a similar fate.
The open letter warns the indictment “threatens to undermine America’s First Amendment and the freedom of the press.”
The law has been abused to prosecute citizens for reasons other than spying. But there are better examples than Trump to highlight problems.
A senator and two congressmen team up to help protect whistleblowers from vindictive prosecution.
"The kind of values I've always embraced are heard more on Fox than on CNN and MSNBC, where they're not welcome."
''The kind of values I've always embraced are heard more on Fox than on CNN and MSNBC," says the Pulitzer Prize–winning progressive journalist.
World journalists have been quicker than Americans to see danger in prosecuting the Wikileaks founder.
The WikiLeaks founder faces espionage charges for publishing classified U.S. information, a prosecution with serious implications for all our First Amendment protections.
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Either everybody gets to enjoy journalistic freedom, or it will turn into glorified public relations work for the powers-that-be.
In a significant threat to the free press, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces decades in federal prison for leaking classified documents.
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Contrary to what the judge who blocked his extradition implied, the Espionage Act does not include an exception for "responsible" journalism.
The fear that harsh federal jail conditions will lead to Assange’s suicide is the only reason he won’t face espionage charges in the U.S.
Though journalists tend to despise the WikiLeaks founder, his fate could impact the future of their profession.
The president has the worst record for clemency in modern history.
If Trump isn’t interested, maybe the Biden administration could get started with a few acts of mercy.
U.S. officials claim their espionage laws apply to the world, but constitutional protections do not.
New Julian Assange Indictment Crushes the Hopes of Journalists Who Thought Their Press Passes Would Save Them
Don't believe the Justice Department when it reassures journalists that the WikiLeaks founder is uniquely guilty of violating the Espionage Act.
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Under the government's theory in some of the charges, any reporter who knowingly prints certain kinds of government secrets could equally be prosecuted.
It's not just the right to report that's under attack. It's also your right to be informed.
And the WikiLeaks founder will be in court again tomorrow.
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is itself prone to abuse by prosecutors. This is another example.
Journalism is at risk not just from government but from media types who see their jobs as protecting the powerful from embarrassment.
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The WikiLeaks founder has few if any defenders in Congress.
The world is a better place now that it's harder than ever for governments to keep secrets.
British Police Have Arrested Julian Assange. Prosecuting Him Would Gravely Threaten Press Freedom: Reason Roundup
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But WikiLeaks and Manafort have pushed back on the report.
Charges Against Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Accidentally Revealed by U.S. Prosecutors: Reason Roundup
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By selectively editing a quote, the magazine overstates its case.
America's score drops while Trump administration considers charges against WikiLeaks.
Look down and take note of the very obvious slippery slope.
Please stop ignoring that government officials have agendas.