Sunday, April 01, 2018


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Noam Chomsky, Slavoj Zizek, Brian Eno and other prominent figures are demanding the WikiLeaks founder be reconnected to the outside world.

A group of prominent intellectuals, social activists and artists have signed an open letter demanding Ecuador's government restore WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet and phone access, allow him visits and respect his right to freedom of expression.

Read more at Telesur.

"Silencing Julian Assange"
by Erish Omar Jahmal

On March 28, Julian Assange, Editor of Wikileaks, had his internet disconnected by the Ecuadorian government, shutting down his communications with the outside world. US-based journalist Elizabeth Lea Vos, Editor-in-Chief of Disobedient Media, who was one of the panelists at an online vigil held for Assange hours after the imposition of the ban, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star, about the latest restrictions placed on Assange and its implications for press freedom around the world.

Read more at The Daily Star.

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