Support independent journalism on whistleblowers, government secrecy, and press freedom-related issues. Become a subscriber of The Dissenter. The continued prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has the potential to create serious diplomatic problems for the United States. Last week, during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, two
The sentencing memorandum from the U.S. government reflects the vindictive posture of US prosecutors, particularly since he pled guilty.