Augmented Indictment of Julian Assange Seen As Jeopardizing Freedom of the Press and Even Criminalizing Journalism

Well … following up this recent post on Julian Assange, please see here for:

Huffington Post

POLITICS 

 

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Indicted On 17 Counts Of Espionage

A federal grand jury returned the 18-count indictment on Thursday related to his work with Chelsea Manning.

 

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Empty Wheel

THE CHARGES AGAINST JULIAN ASSANGE

As expected, EDVA rolled out a bunch more charges, under the Espionage Act, against Julian Assange. I’m going to do a follow-up post on how stupid the way they’ve done this is, but first wanted to lay out the charges.

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The Intercept

SANDERS, WARREN, AND WYDEN SLAM ASSANGE INDICTMENT, A RENEGADE USE OF THE ESPIONAGE ACT TO CRIMINALIZE JOURNALISM

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The Indictment of Julian Assange Under the Espionage Act Is a Threat to the Press and the American People

May 24 2019

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TruthDig

OPINION

Daniel Ellsberg: Julian Assange’s Espionage Charges Are a Travesty

Sharmini Peries / The Real News Network