In this interview with journalist John Pilger, he discusses the trial of Julian Asange, as well as the freedom to hold authorities accountable, the freedom to challenge, to point out hypocrisy and to protest.
The opportunity to say something is always very limited, says MODERN TIMES's regular writer in this essay about different authorities' use of force. Away from today's mass media, an "underground" network of intellectuals has now emerged, including experienced journalists, intelligence officers, renowned professors and politicians.
While Dagbladet's Inger Merete Hobbelstad claimed Julian Assange was allowed to speak "unanswered," Bergens Tidendes's Eirin Eikefjord gave him the psychiatric diagnosis of being paranoid. Did they have a basis for it?
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