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#JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange We express our grave concern for #Assange wellbeing, his detention and the draconian espionage charges. This case stands at the heart of #freespeech .@gianninasegnini signed speak-up-for-assange.org
#Assange made an outstanding contribution to public interest journalism, transparency, government accountability. He is singled out and prosecuted for publishing information that should never have been withheld from the public .@noamchomskyT signed #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange
Julian Assange charged #EspionageAct for publishing #WarDiaries State Dept Cables In a democracy, journalists can reveal war crimes torture and abuse without having to go to jail. It is the very role of the press in a democracy. .@edwyplenel signed #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange
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(THREAD) An international #journalist statement in defense of Julian #Assange was launched publicly today There are already 120 signatories from 47 countries speak-up-for-assange.org #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange
All #journalist and people in #journalism-related roles can sign the international statement #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange in defense of Julian #Assange The charges against him critically affect our work and we don't want to be silent at this time.
If #Assange can be extradited and imprisoned for publishing important leaked documents, so too could many other #publishers and #journalists risk the same fate Please sign #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange speak-up-for-assange.org
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