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The publication of classified documents is not a crime in the United States,

By willywonka follow willywonka   2019 Jun 23, 5:36am 331 views   2 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    

but if Assange is extradited and convicted it will become one. Assange is not an American citizen. WikiLeaks, which he founded and publishes, is not a U.S.-based publication. The message the U.S. government is sending is clear: No matter who or where you are, if you expose the inner workings of empire you will be hunted down, kidnapped and brought to the United States to be tried as a spy. The extradition and trial of Assange will mean the end of public investigations by the press into the crimes of the ruling elites. It will cement into place a frightening corporate tyranny. Publications such as The New York Times and The Guardian, which devoted pages to the WikiLeaks revelations and later amplified and legitimized Washington’s carefully orchestrated character assassination of Assange, are no less panicked. This is the gravest assault on press freedom in my lifetime.

1   RC2006   ignore (3)   2019 Jun 23, 7:46am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Real spies get off easier than Assange, its a fucking joke.
2   HeadSet   ignore (3)   2019 Jun 23, 12:23pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Publications such as The New York Times

The NYT will jump on the anti-Assange train should Assange reveal and prove that the info "hacked" from the DNC server was provided by Seth Rich.

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