Political Asylum

Edward Snowden was a no-show on what Russian officials said would be his flight to Havana on Monday—which also happens to be packed with journalists Read more...
Julian Assange of WikiLeaks discusses his more than 300 days in the Ecuadorean embassy, the U.S. Justice Department spying on journalists, the future of WikiLeaks and Visa’s financial blockade on WikiLeaks. Read more...
During an interview on CNN Wednesday night, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange warned that mass surveillance was becoming a worldwide problem as technology progressed. Assange has just published a new book about the internet, called "Cyber Punks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet." Read more...
Uh oh. WikiLeaks is publishing Defense Department documents that reportedly cover detainment policies in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay post-9/11. Julian Assange said that the files show a “dark space” where law and rights don’t necessarily Read more...
Speaking via videolink from the Ecuadorean embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a side meeting of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday evening. In his remarks, Assange gave thanks to the United Nations for its treaties on political asylum and denounced the U.S. treatment of alleged Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. Assange also accused President Obama of exploiting the Arab Spring and called on the U.S.to end its persecution of WikiLeaks and its supporters. Read more...

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February 17, 1994  - "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your $130 Entry Fee".
February 17, 1994 - NATO, Bosnia, the economy, Alan Greenspan, Shannon Faulkner, Whitewater, Asylum seekers and a whole pile more. Read more...