The campaign to gag the WikiLeaks' founder is a bipartisan and bilateral attack on free speech that could lead to a wider assault on all of our freedoms.
The panel is expected to announce Friday a finding that the WikiLeaks founder's long stay in Ecuador's London embassy is the result of improper actions by Sweden and Britain.
Monday marks the 1,000th day WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in political asylum inside Ecuador’s embassy in London, fearing extradition to the United States. On “Democracy Now!" his attorney Michael Ratner (pictured here) discusses whether Swedish prosecutors could be giving Assange a way out.
The WikiLeaks founder told journalists at a news conference Monday that he can confirm he will leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London after two years refuge there, though he stated that his departure was "probably not" due to reasons "the Murdoch press" and others have surmised.
The award-winning director and champion of left-wing causes has defended the WikiLeaks founder against two forthcoming films after revealing that he met Assange at his de facto prison in London's Ecuadorean Embassy last week.