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In the 21st century, WikiLeaks represents one the purest forms of press outlets - they receive information, vet it, curate for suitable presentation, and then publish it. Because of their success and perfect 10 year track record on accuracy, they are now being targeted for closure by the United States government and its allies. Why? Because WikiLeaks exposed US war crimes, and much more. Read about how this organization is on the front line of the battle to preserve free speech in the West, and why helping to defend WikiLeaks also protects the future of a 4th Estate as a functioning pillar of democracy...

UK Abuse of Assange Continues: Blocking Spanish Investigation, Caving to US Demands

Nina Cross | The refusal by the UK Central Authority to allow a Spanish judge to interview Assange suggests the UK is protecting the ability of the US to extradite him.

CN LIVE! Guest Patrick Henningsen on Why Assange Case Must Be Media’s Priority

CN LIVE! | As dark as this situation might appear to be, there are some signs emerging which give hope that justice may still prevail.

Why Opposing US Extradition of Julian Assange Should Matter to UK

Wise Up Action | Supporters and activists of all stripes are coming to together calling for the release of the WikiLeaks founder.

ECUADOR: Protests Heat Up in Quito, Moreno Government Leaves Capital City

21WIRE | The US-backed Moreno, who recently sold out Julian Assange, has fled Ecuador’s capital.

Britain’s Unconvicted Prisoner: Keeping Assange on Lockdown for Neocons in Washington

Nina Cross | This second piece on Belmarsh focuses on how the narratives around security and healthcare are being used as pretexts for denying Julian Assange access to justice, while severely isolating him from other inmates.

Trust and Disclosure: Are Civil Rights Being Sacrificed on the Altar of Brexit?

Nina Cross | The latest Brexit battle in Parliament has exposed how key members of government reserve an arbitrary double standard when it comes to the disclosure of information.

The Persecution of Jeremy Hammond: Patrick Henningsen & Eugene Puryear on latest WikiLeaks-related development

BAMN | This week, the federal government continued its authoritarian march over the US Constitution.

Roger Waters ‘Serenades’ British Home Secretary, Calling for Release of Julian Assange

21WIRE | Pink Floyd frontman took on the British government last night, calling for an end to the incarceration of Assange.

Julian Assange: Deprivation of Justice and Double Standards in Belmarsh Prison

Nina Cross | Belmarsh prison continues carrying out the state’s political agenda – which denies one prisoner his basic legal rights, while giving special treatment to another.

Official Secrets: Priti Patel’s Early War on Whistleblowers

Nina Cross | Is the Darroch leak being used as a platform to make a more authoritarian OSA seem more acceptable? Is this Patel’s opening salvo to future whistleblowers?

RUSSIAGATE: Prosecutors in Roger Stone Case File Motion to Play ‘Godfather Part II’ Clip During Trial

21WIRE | By attempting to control their own Russiagate narrative, the Establishment are literally tying themselves in knots.

Jeremy Hunt, Tommy Robinson and The ‘Press Freedom’ Propaganda Troupe

Nina Cross | Is Tommy Robinson jumping on the media freedom bandwagon to justify breaching court orders to film perpetrators in grooming gang trials? A look at Robinson’s claim of ‘convicted of journalism’ in the context of media freedom and the persecution of Julian Assange

National Strike in Ecuador Against US Imperialism, Calling for Assange’s Freedom

21WIRE + WSWS | As US media outlets bury the story of the national strike, protesters call for an end to the “rendition of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, to the United States, placing his life in danger.”

Rafael Correa Rubbishes CNN Claim of Ecuador Embassy as ‘Russian Hacking Hub’

21WIRE + RT International | CNN’s claim that the Ecuador embassy was a ‘command center’ for Russian hackers is sure to go down in the fake news hall of fame.

CIA Pushes for Expansion of Secrecy Laws to Shutdown Public Criticism

Kevin Gosztola | Hoping to wrestle control of the internet, the CIA and other secretive agencies are aiming to further isolate and criminalize those who directly challenge their illegal activities.

CNN’s Latest Epic Fake News Feature on Julian Assange

Stephen Lendman | Whistleblowing and other truth-telling about government wrongdoing are essential public services, warranting high praise – not prosecution and vilification.

Swedish Prosecutors: ‘It’s Not on the Cards’ to Interview Assange – After Hanging Arrest Warrant Over Him for Seven Years

Nina Cross | After keeping a European Arrest Warrant over Assange for seven years, Swedish Prosecutors now claim they are holding off on interviewing him ‘for now’, which means the 2010 warrant was wrongly issued.

Nils Melzer: Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange

Prof Nils Melzer | Once Julian had been dehumanized through isolation – just like the witches we used to burn at the stake, it was easy to deprive him of his fundamental rights without provoking public outrage worldwide.

From 9/11 to Shoplifting: Assange in the Context of the European Arrest Warrant

Nina Cross | From day one, the EAW was open to abuse, and was used as the primary mechanism for trapping Assange.

‘We Are Golunov’ but Not ‘Assange’: Western Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds

Johanna Ross | It seems that we are fast approaching a 1984 moment in the Anglophone world.