Posts tagged chelsea manning
whistleblower defense - Jesselyn Radack in café Weltschmerz

What do you do when you see the rule of law fail? Jesselyn Radack was a legal ethics advisor for the US Justice Department until she blew the whistle on it and quit.

She’s now the expert defense attorney for whistleblowers like Thomas Drake, John Kiriakou and Edward Snowden. In this interview she explains how the legal system is being turned against truthtelling and how to defend against that in both a courtroom and in the court of public opinion.

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Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange (English)

..Somehow you can manage one WikiLeaks and one Julian Assange, but if you have ten thousand of these organisations and journalists popping up that use the internet so effectively to expose secret information, that obviously would no longer be manageable for these states and it could really change the way that world affairs are being conducted very fundamentally. And that’s what these states are afraid of. Interview with Nils Melzer, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture.

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