Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. On his way back home from Iceland, British whistleblower and former diplomat Craig Murray was stopped by police and interrogated at Scotland's Glasgow Airport under Schedule 7 of the United Kingdom Terrorism Act
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Proposals could expand imprisonment for whistleblowers and journalists from two years to as high as 14 years in prison.
In an exclusive interview one day after his release from prison, Craig Murray describes surviving a COVID outbreak and why he is not done challenging his conviction for blog posts.
Photo: Mohamed Elmaazi, NUJ memberThe Central Intelligence Agency's record of retaliation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, including reported plans to kidnap or assassinate him, was focused on during the second day of the United States government's appeal hearing. It was part of the Assange legal team's effort to convince the
(Photo by Mohamed Elmaazi, NUJ member)The Crown Prosecution Service, which represents the United States government, went before the British High Court of Justice and bashed the work of the district judge, who blocked the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in January. James Lewis QC argued Judge Vanessa Baraitser
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was overheard after the hearing, as he tried to process the High Court of Justice's decision