The court stopping the extradition of Julian Assange seems like a win, but he’s not free; nor is he out of the woods.
According to Noam Chomsky, the abhorrent treatment of Julian Assange is the fault of many governments, including ours.
To his critics, Julian Assange’s arrest proves that he isn’t above the law. However, with his lawyers crying foul over his treatment, I’m wondering what law he actually broke.
The unjust persecution of Julian Assange (and the knock-on effects the media will feel) should be the point we’re discussing—not your personal opinion of him.
The defense of Julian Assange has largely been left to the individual. Noticeably, no media outlets have stood beside him. Their silence speaks volumes.
With the Ecuadorian President threatening to revoke Julian Assange’s political asylum if he continues to be Julian Assange, the future is desperately bleak.
The WikiLeaks presser was fizzer. Julian Assange eventually appeared, asked for employees, then left. Some people were best not pleased.