[T]he weight of the information which the WikiLeaks server carried provides plenty of reason to deem this a political trial.
[T]he British judge has the painful task of deciding not only the fate of a man, but the right to information that underpins any respected democracy.
We ... must continue questioning whether the citizens’ right to know and the freedom of the press will be threatened under the pretext of counterterrorism measures.
Although typically used to pursue cases of espionage by foreign governments, the Espionage Act of 1917 has been applied repeatedly to attack journalists and their sources.
It doesn’t matter what we think of Assange. This isn’t about Assange. This is about the future of every journalist who still values the search for the truth.