The Ongoing Travesty — and Dangers — of the Prosecution and Attempted Extradition of Julian Assange

On the 23rd April, Glenn Greenwald of the Intercept interviews the international human rights lawyer Jen Robinson and Washington Post’s media reporter Margaret Sullivan

THE U.S. MEDIA HAS SPENT almost four full years loudly proclaiming its own devotion to defending press freedoms from any assaults by the Trump administration. And yet, with a few noble exceptions, they have largely ignored what is, by far, the single greatest attack on press freedoms by the U.S. Government in the last decade at least: the prosecution and attempted extradition of Julian Assange for alleged crimes arising out of WikiLeaks’ 2010 award-winning publication — in conjunction with the world’s largest newspapers — of the Iraq and Afghanistan war logs and U.S diplomatic cables.

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