Press freedom

Myanmar journalists freed

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to a seven-year jail term for violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act in a trial marked by irregularities

Actor Pamela Anderson and WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson met the organization’s founder, Julian Assange, at Belmarsh prison on May 7

Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail on May 1 for jumping bail. He faces an extradition hearing to the United States towards the ends of May

Ola Bini at the hearing

By a margin of 2-1, a court rejected Ola Bini’s appeal despite the flimsiness of the prosecution’s arguments

Journalists and intellectuals across the world have risen in support of Julian Assange, terming his arrest a strike at the very heart of journalism and part of a campaign to silence those who would raise their voices against power

Assange

We also look at the transformation Wikileaks brought to the idea of journalism across the world.

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