In Death of democracy, Issues, Julian Assange, Threats to journalism

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UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer speaks with Afshin Rattansi about the persecution of Julian Assange. The subjects they discuss include the threat Assange’s persecution poses to press freedom; why mainstream media are beginning to gradually support the Wikileaks founder; the allegations Julian Assange faced in Sweden; governments not cooperating with him despite his UN mandate.

Published on GoingUnderground, Feb 24, 2020




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