[T]he weight of the information which the WikiLeaks server carried provides plenty of reason to deem this a political trial.
Extraditing Assange ... would be a terrible step backward for democracy.
[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.
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.