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"If We Lose Wikileaks" - What The Assange Arrest Really Means
If we lose WikiLeaks, we lose a whole stratum of freedom — Pilger
Supporters of Julian Assange protest against his arrest, near the British embassy in Berlin, Germany April 12, 2019.
This would appear to be simply another case of "human rights abuse", but I believe it's more than that. It follows along the lines of the recent Congressional attack on "White Supremacy". It's an attack on those who attack the system, as corrupt as it may be.
The US attempt to prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a spiteful assault on civil freedoms conducted by an ailing superpower that is struggling to preserve its dominance, UK-based journalist John Pilger told RT. One should not mistake what is happening to Assange for anything but the persecution of a man, who embarrassed the US by exposing to the public Washington’s brutality in the Middle East, award-winning British journalist John Pilger told RT’s Going Underground program.
“The United States has aroused the ire because what we are in the midst of is the world’s greatest superpower struggling to maintain its dominance. Its information dominance, its technological dominance, its cultural dominance. And WikiLeaks has presented an extreme hurdle to this,” he argued. If we lose the Assanges ... if we lose the Wikileaks, then we lose a whole stratum of freedom. We stop questioning.
The US accuses the publisher of conspiring with WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in her leaking of classified materials related to US military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan. The journalist said Assange was arrested “on a political whim” and his likely prosecution and imprisonment in the US ... Read more ...
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