Silencing Julian Assange

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 panellists 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.

Silencing of Assange Sparks Historic Ten-Hour Online Vigil To #ReconnectJulian

When news of the cut in communications emerged yesterday, friends and supporters of Assange immediately leapt into action, with Kim Dotcom and Suzie Dawson organizing an online vigil under the banner of #ReconnectJulian. Meanwhile, supporters on the ground in London gathered in front of the embassy, live streaming as they stood in solidarity for hours, metres from the confined Wikileaks Editor-In-Chief.

Documents Reveal The NSA Is An Agency Gone Rogue As FISA 702 Is Reauthorized

Disobedient Media previously reported on the Senate’s passage of legislation that reauthorized a section of controversial FISA law. Since publishing that article, President Trump tweeted that he had signed off on the legislation, despite widespread calls to veto the bill. On the same day, Suzie Dawson and this author discussed an important Snowden file that sheds light on NSA resistance to Congressional oversight and raises concern regarding issues like FISA.

Op Ed: Political Division Is A Hysterical Charade Maintained By Corporate Press

The carnival of media hysteria which portrays Trump as a figurehead to be despised, while sanctifying the policies of the Clintons and Obamas and even the Bushes of the world who are of the same ilk. The problem is not even that the media excuses the bad policy of corrupt statesmen: it is that the media charade pretends to be emotionally invested in one figure against the other in order to maintain the status quo.

Op Ed: Wikileaks Allies Have Been Systematically Targeted, Defamed

anyone who supports, allies, or works with Wikileaks is a potential target for complicated, sometimes entirely fabricated, character assassination. In the case of Assange and Todd and Clare, the fabricated allegations of pedophilia were proven to be blatantly false. This casts light on other smears surrounding Wikileaks supporters, and suggests that the organization poses a serious threat to establishment interests.