VIDEO: Eve of Day X—The Assange Appeal Hearing

Kevin Gosztola, author of "Guilty of Journalism: The Political Case Against Julian Assange," discusses what is at stake for Assange in the appeal hearing before the British High Court of Justice on February 20-21.

For 15 years, Kevin has been covering issues of government secrecy. He was one of the few reporters to document Chelsea Manning's military court-martial. He has documented several Espionage Act prosecutions, especially those that h that have been part of the US government's war on whistleblowers. Today, he is considered one of the most knowledgeable voices on the Assange case.

Further reading: Kevin's "Countdown To Day X" series breaks down numerous aspects of Assange's request for an appeal.