The Stuttgart Peace Prize 2020 goes to Julian Assange, investigative journalist, programmer and founder of WikiLeaks. The prize is awarded by Die Anstifter and aims to promote the right to unconditional freedom of information and of the press.
I missed that press freedom organizations jointly called for Julian Assange’s release - it’s a long list, see here:
WikiLeaks Lawyer Says Julian Assange Faces Additional Charges in “Political Persecution”
Lawyer Says Julian Assange Faces Additional Charges in “Political Persecution”
The Trump admin's extradition request of Julian Assange is an obvious attempt to criminalize practices common in journalism. All who value press freedom should vigorously oppose it.
Defense team alleges U.S. officials using Julian Assange case for political ends
BREAKING: Westminster Magistrates' Court has been told that US President Donald Trump offered to pardon Wikileaks founder Julian Assange if he said Russia was not involved in the leak of Democratic National Committee emails. Get today's top stories:
PHOTO: Heavily armed 'police' appear outside Ecuadorian Embassy in London where Julian Assange has political asylum…