This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Take 25% off and become a monthly subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism All main political parties in the United Kingdom have called for immediate passage in Parliament of new measures to fight "state threats," which would
Photo by Mohamed Elmaazi, NUJ member This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become a monthly subscriber [https://thedissenter.org/march-2022] to help us continue our independent journalism. The international human rights organization Amnesty International has resisted calls to designate WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a "prisoner
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Proposals could expand imprisonment for whistleblowers and journalists from two years to as high as 14 years in prison.
Committee to Protect Journalists executive director Joel Simon (Screen shot from CPJ promo video on YouTube [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQvbvgiEnSg])A record number of journalists are imprisoned throughout the world, according to the annual prison index released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). But that number
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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