Assange’s extradition will be a pinnacle moment for accountability.
Despite its assertion that “protecting whistleblowers is critical for a healthy democracy,” MoveOn is now splitting donations with an organization that supports the absence of legal protections for many of them.
Federal Judge Brian Epps of Augusta, Georgia, said his decision to deny bail was based in part on comments by Winner that she “admires Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.”
I know this is risky. I knew we may get in trouble. But too much is at stake to play it safe.
Trump may have just killed the spy who with incredible bravery penetrated ISIL.
Whistleblowing poses a serious threat to power, privilege and the continuation of anti-democratic or authoritarian practices.
"I am deeply concerned that the conviction of these whistleblowers could have a damaging long term effect on press freedom and on transparency."
Not only did the US torture Manning, US officials have on many occasions practiced arbitrary arrest and imprisonment and torture.
Despite the fact that the LuxLeaks scandal was the largest exposure of corporate tax evasion documents prior to the Panama Papers, the government of Luxembourg does not recognize Deltour and Halet as whistleblowers, nor does it recognize Perrin’s journalistic freedom.
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