freedom of the press

Assange Takes Legal Action To Force Trump Administraton To Reveal Charges Against Him

January 23, 2019

By Defend Wikileaks / Popular Resistance. Lawyers Further Seek To Compel Ecuador To Prevent Extradition to the United States Lawyers for Julian Assange have filed an urgent application to the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Washington D.C., to direct the Trump Administration to unseal the charges it has secretly filed against Mr.…

Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to Defend Freedom of the Press

October 14, 2016

UPDATE: After dropping trespassing charges, prosecutors have now charged Goodman with participating in a ‘riot’.

Ecuador

May 21, 2013
Critics say Correa is creating a pro-government media system; Correa says there is a fundamental contradiction with corporate for-profit media involved in distributing public information

Seizure of AP Phone Records Continues Obama Admin’s Attack on Whistleblowers

May 17, 2013

Mark Seibel (McClatchy Newspapers): Seizure of a news organization’s phone records should be illegal as it limits the ability of journalists to investigate and report – something guaranteed by the Constitution