Tag: Julian Assange
Assange’s extradition will be a pinnacle moment for accountability.
“Today is international human rights day, what a shame. How cynical to have this decision on this day.”
“This is the CIA talking about conspiracy to kidnap and murder an Australian citizen and an award-winning journalist and editor who has done nothing but publish truthful information.”
“The U.S. government should have accepted the Magistrates’ Court’s decision —instead, it keeps this case going.”
“The American public needed urgently to know what was being done routinely in their name, and there was no other way for them to learn it than by unauthorized disclosure.”
U.S. prison system seen as a death threat...
While the decision is a “very significant victory” for Assange, the judge has largely sided with the U.S. prosecution.
For the last decade, stories produced and amplified by the democratized media have put the power structure at risk.