Press freedom
Multiple heads of government call for Assange’s freedom

In the last few days alone, multiple heads of government have called for freedom for Julian Assange. This includes Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese, Colombian president Gustavo Petro, Brazilian president-elect Lula da Silva, and Argentine president Alberto Fernandez.

Anthony Albanese reveals Australia is lobbying for an end to US pursuit of Assange

Australian prime minister Anthony Albanese clarified that his government is working in a “diplomatic way” and has advocated for an end to US prosecution against Assange

Wikileaks delegation in Latin America to rally support for Assange’s release

A delegation from Wikileaks is canvassing among progressive movements, press freedom advocates, and political leaders across Latin America to garner support for Julian Assange’s release

We stand with Haitian journalists!

Over 160 journalists and media outlets from across the world, including Atilio Borón, Vijay Prashad, Hermela Aregawi, Rania Khalek, Eugene Puryear, and Carlos Aznarez signed a letter to express solidarity with their Haitian colleagues and demand justice.

Haitian journalists to mobilize against attacks

After an increase in murders, attacks and criminalization against journalists, they will mobilize in the capital Port-au-Prince to demand guarantees for life

Outrage in Guatemala following arrest of journalist José Rubén Zamora Marroquín

Human rights organizations, journalist associations, and social movements have condemned Zamora’s arrest as political persecution for revealing several corruption cases and fraudulent businesses of the Alejandro Giammattei government

Latuff: “Defending Assange is defending the freedom of expression”

The cartoonist Carlos Latuff produced a series of illustrations in support of Julian Assange as well as many others depicting some of the key revelations of his organization Wikileaks

“Insulting to Shireen’s memory”: Palestinians respond to US probe into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

The US report on the killing of the Palestinian-American journalist appears to dilute the clear responsibility of Israeli forces

Assange extradition UK Home Secretary authorizes extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange’s legal team will now have 14 days to appeal against the decision in the High Court. The move has been widely condemned as a“dark day for press freedom”

Murder of Palestinian journalist by Israeli forces receives international condemnation

According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), at least 18 journalists have been killed in Israel/Palestine since 1992.

Israel must stop its murderous attacks on Palestinian journalists and people

Over 20 progressive news outlets, including TeleSUR TV and Pan African TV, have signed a statement condemning the assassination of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Israeli attacks on Palestinian journalists Media and legal groups file complaint at ICC over Israeli violence against journalists

The groups mentioned in detail the cases of Ahmed Abu Hussein, Yaser Murtaja, Muath Amarneh and Nedal Eshtayeh, journalists who were shot dead or seriously injured by Israeli army snipers while they were covering popular protests in the blockaded Gaza strip