November 20, 2020

Dissenter Weekly: Australian Military Whistleblower Who Exposed War Crimes Still Faces Prosecution

Plus, Belmarsh prison block where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is confined has COVID-19 outbreak

Dissenter Weekly: Australian Military Whistleblower Who Exposed War Crimes Still Faces Prosecution


On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights a whistleblower from the Australian military named David McBride, who still faces prosecution for leaking information on war crimes in Afghanistan even though the country recently completed an investigation into the violence.

Later in the show, Gosztola provides an update on NSA whistleblower Reality Winner, who finally had an appeal hearing for her request for release, and he covers the COVID-19 outbreak in the prison block at Belmarsh, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is confined.

This week’s stories:

Australian Military Whistleblower Who Revealed War Crimes In Afghanistan Demands Charges Against Him Be Dropped

NSA Whistleblower Reality Winner Finally Has Appeal Hearing On Her Request For Release

Prison Block Where Assange Is Confined Has COVID-19 Outbreak