Tag Archives: Julian Assange

The Discredited Peace Nobel Prize Committee

When the Nobel Prize committee in Oslo awarded the Peace Prize in 2009 to Barack Obama most observers were shocked about its inappropriate spontaneity. The Committee’s chairman Thorbjørn Jagland had apparently waived all 205 official nominations. Only the Committee can … Continue reading

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How War Against Terror Became War Against Journalists Turning War Against Terror Again

When listening to journalists’ immediate comments after the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 11 September 2001, one could only expect that the world would change forever. Of course, all of us feared long-lasting war with the … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Tyranny and Freedom

After Julian Assange in 2010, Thomas Drake and Jesselyn Radack in 2011, and Edward Snowden last year, Chelsea Manning has received the 2014 Sam Adams Award, not named after the 18th century Founding Father but CIA whistle-blower during the Vietnam War, Samuel A. Adams. … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks a Terrorist Organization?

The recent revelations, leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, that both NSA and itsUK counterpart GCHQ had targeted whistle-blower platform WikiLeaks and, after the publication of the Afghanistan Warlogs had pressured other countries with forces in Afghanistan such as Australia, the … Continue reading

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Locked Up

Those who have most enlightened us in the past couple of years about war crimes, wrongdoings, illicit surveillance of our governments in the name of a more and more absurd “Global War on Terrorism” have effectively been locked up in … Continue reading

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