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Save Assange, save democracy

Stefania Maurizi: The Secret power: Why they want to destroy Julian Assange and WikiLeaks (Il potere segreto: Perché vogliono distruggere Julian Assange e WikiLeaks)

FAIRNESS: While the US extradition request for Assange will be processed in another court round, Assange is still fighting a battle for democracy and journalistic integrity.

Julian Assange – a goldmine and a nightmare

Texts commented on and collected by Karen Sharpe: Julian Assange in His Own Words

BEFORE THE TRIAL 27 OCTOBER: The characteristics Karen Sharpe draws from Assange's work are that everything he brought forward should be open and verifiable, scientifically correct and reliable. But for power, Assange is dangerous – because he makes the whistleblowers dangerous.

"Stink journalism" against whistleblowers

JOURNALISM: Professor Gisle Selnes writes that Harald Stanghelle's column in Aftenposten on 23 February 2020 «looks like a statement of support, [but] lies as a framework around the aggravated attack on Assange». He is right. But has Aftenposten always had this relationship with whistleblowers, as in the case of Edward Snowden?

With spine and ethical compass intact

: NOTICE We need a media culture and a society built on accountability and truth. We do not have that today.

Sweden and England were democracies

Notification: The treatment of Julian Assange is a legal disaster that began in Sweden and continued in the United Kingdom. If the United States manages to get Assange extradited, it could prevent the publication of information about the great power in the future.

Wallraff: "Assange has become a scapegoat"

Assange"It is incomprehensible that an undermining of the rule of law to such an extent can take place in a democracy like Sweden," says Günter Wallraff in a conversation with MODERN TIMES about the Julian Assange case. And adds: "The death sentence is as good as handed down."

"A murderous system is being created"

ASSANGE: "If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to arise right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for freedom of the press and the rule of law, "said Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

"When we act, we create reality."

CHRONICLE: Is there any reason to rejoice over the arrest of Julian Assange?

Chaos always triumphs over order

ASSANGE: WikiLeaks is a puritanical illusion.

I'm Julian

ASSANGE: Ultimately, it is about the right and moral duty to expose war crimes.

Assange and the free word

: The arrest of Assange is about an "arrest of democracy".

Today it is Assange. Who's next?

THE ABUSE OF POWER:: What will the arrest of Assange mean for freedom of the press and respect for the law?