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If you care about press freedom, make some noise about Julian Assange | Trevor Timm

The US justice department has acted appallingly in the Assange case. If he can be prosecuted, so can journalists everywhere

Let’s help the Biden administration celebrate this week’s World Press Freedom Day by asking it about the one case officials don’t want to talk about: the US justice department’s dangerous prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Now, I know Assange is a polarizing individual who millions of Americans, especially liberals, have incredibly strong and negative feelings about. I’m not here to change your mind about Assange the person, but if you care about press freedom, it’s important you change your mind about Assange the legal case.

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