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