A second Belmarsh tribunal in Washington, DC, at the National Press Club will expand on the case for freeing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at 2pm ET. It was organized by Progressive International, with support from several press freedom organizations. The tribunal will be chaired by Amy Goodman of “Democracy Now!
“There are several cases,” U.S. Attorney Jean-David Barnea argued, “that say that by giving your phone to someone else, you have relinquished your expectation of privacy.”
A federal judge pushed back when a government attorney refused to confirm or deny whether the CIA had engaged in warrantless surveillance
The letter represents the largest congressional effort to date raising concerns with the ongoing prosecution of Assange.
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
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
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his legal team believe that Assange may be extradited to the United States before the end of summer. It is unfortunately time for us to prepare for court proceedings, and so far, you came through for us marvelously. I am so grateful to our readers