Julian Assange

WikiLeaks: Human rights of whistleblowers under attack, says APC
WikiLeaks: Human rights of whistleblowers under attack, says APC 28 March 2011 APC

If we don’t consider the recent actions —particularly by the US government— against people connected to WikiLeaks as human rights violations, then a dangerous precedent is set. Respect for freedom of expression and access to information means that any government is obliged to refrain from taking action against whistle-blowing sites and the individuals behind them. Taking legal action against WikiLeaks personnel or informers is a breach of responsibility to protect freedom o...

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