US Insisting On Extradition Of Wikileaks’ Julian Assange?

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Speculation grows that US will seek Assange’s extradition under the espionage act as Congress ramps up its war against whistleblower journalists.

Hearings are underway on the case of John Kiriakou, a former CIA official turned whistleblower.

He first told the world about waterboarding in secret prisons, but scandals like that might never break again of lawmakers on Capitol Hill have their say.

Congress is on a mission to silence journalists from ever publishing classified information and, in fact, want to make doing so a crime under the Espionage Act.

Jesselyn Radack, National Security & Human Rights Director of the Government Accountability Project, joins RT’s Liz Wahl to explain what that could mean for the freedom of press in America.

 

 

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