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Romney Admits Push to Ban TikTok Is Aimed at Censoring News Out of Gaza

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Israel Bans Al Jazeera Journalists, Network

By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The Committee to Protect Journalists on Sunday condemned the Israeli cabinet’s decision to ban the Al Jazeera news network in Israel. The network’s office was closed and its equipment was confiscated. Israeli cable channels were forced to delete Al Jazeera from their offerings, and even its […]

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The Press Freedom Clock is TikToking

Photo by Solen Feyissa on Unsplash By Mickey Huff and Nolan Higdon / Project Censored As we write for World Press Freedom Day, declared May 3, 1993, by the United Nations, Julian Assange of WikiLeaks languishes in Belmarsh prison awaiting possible extradition for trial in the US under the Espionage Act. His alleged crimes? Daring to […]

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US Issues Assurances on Assange

Stella Assange leaving High Court on March 26. (Joe Lauria) By Joe Lauria / Consortium News The United States Embassy on Tuesday filed two assurances with the British Foreign Office saying it would not seek the death penalty against imprisoned WikiLeaks‘ publisher Julian Assange and would allow Assange “the ability to raise and seek to reply upon […]

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Biden Administration Won’t Say Whether They Support Federal Shield Law for Journalists

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Chris Hedges: The Crucifixion of Julian Assange

The Crucifixion of Julian Assange – by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost Prosecutors representing the United States, whether by design or incompetence, refused — in the two-day hearing I attended in London in February — to provide guarantees that Julian Assange would be afforded First Amendment rights and would be spared the death penalty if […]

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U.K. Court to Decide Tuesday If Julian Assange Can Appeal Extradition

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