The Belmarsh Tribunal begun a hearing on 20 January 2023, at the National Press Club at Washington DC. Testimony was heard from to hear expert testimony from journalists, whistleblowers, lawyers, publishers and parliamentarians, on assaults […]
Jessica Corbett covers the coming U.S. tour by Julian Assange’s father John Shipton and brother Gabriel Shipton (Common Dreams 28 May 2021). Starting on 6 June, the tour plans to meet up with activists, journalists […]
By Jim Hayes Unknown to most citizens, the Australian parliament has passed legislation to compel tech companies to pay a fee for news content. Those familiar with the issue know that this is about helping […]
By Jim Hayes Facebook will cut down allowing news content to be posted on its platform in Australia. This is the reaction to the move to force social media companies to pay publishers. Restrictions have […]
Nathan Fuller (LA Progressive) provides an overview of where the Julian Assange case is up to. Despite the United States having technically lost it case for extradition earlier this month, an appeal has been filed […]
Charges against ABC reporter Dan Oakes have been dropped. The charges are over reporting on alleged crimes committed by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan in 2017. The charges are related to last year’s Federal Police raid […]
By Joe Montero Kevin Rudd has come out after Rupert Murdoch once again. Only months ago, he called the media tycoon’s influence in Australia a “cancer on democracy”. He is doing so again.
Journalists are under attack globally for doing their jobs. Julian Assange is facing a 175 year sentence for publishing if extradited to the United States. The Trump administration has gone from denigrating journalists as ‘enemies […]