Julian Assange

Nobel Laureate Calls for Justice for Julian Assange Free Julian Assange by MAIREAD MAGUIRE As concerned citizens of the World know, the Editor-in-Chief of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is currently inside the Ecuadorian Embassy, in London, having gone there to ask for political asylum.  I would add my voices to that of  many people of conscience, around the world, in urging President Correa to grant political asylum to Julian Assange. The British courts shamefully refused Mr. Assanges’ appeal against extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning [...]

Wikimania and the First Amendment

Wikimania and the First Amendment By Ralph Nader Thomas Blanton, the esteemed director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University described Washington’s hyper-reaction to Wikileaks’ transmission of information to some major media in various countries as “Wikimania.” In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Blanton urged the Justice Department to cool it. Wikileaks and newspapers like The New Yorks Times and London’s Guardian, he said, are publishers protected by the First Amendment. The disclosures are the first small installment of a predicted much [...]

Julian Assange WikiLeaks

The Truth Will Always Win by Julian Assange In 1958 a young Rupert Murdoch, then owner and editor of Adelaide's The News, wrote: "In the race between secrecy and truth, it seems inevitable that truth will always win." His observation perhaps reflected his father Keith Murdoch's expose that Australian troops were being needlessly sacrificed by incompetent British commanders on the shores of Gallipoli. The British tried to shut him up but Keith Murdoch would not be silenced and his efforts led to the termination of the disastrous [...]

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