Assange: The Truth They’ve Been Hiding from You

Julian Assange, creator of Wikileaks, is an activist who has dedicated his life to exposing the lies and corruption of some of the most powerful governments on earth. He’s been honored with countless prestigious journalism awards, yet he languishes in prison under horrendous conditions, vilified as an enemy of the state. It’s hard for the average person to know what to think about Assange, because for over a decade his actions have been shrouded in a fog of conflicting narratives and media portrayals — That is by design.

In this video we’ll expose 6 lies about Assange that have been deliberately used to distract us from what is one of the most important precedent-setting cases for freedom of speech of our generation. If there’s one thing you should take away from this, it’s that most of what you think you know about Assange is false.

00:00 Intro
03:03 Recap of Assange’s Case
05:40 Lie #1: Unredacted Document Dump
09:19 Lie #2: People Were Hurt
10:49 Lie #3: Hacked into Government Computers
16:10 Lie #4: Not a Real Journalist
16:48 Lie #5: “He’ll Be Safe”
17:55 Lie #6: Reasons for Leaving the Embassy
20:50 Assange is a Political Prisoner
21:44 Journalism is in Jeopardy
22:46 What Can You Do?

This case represents a critical juncture for the future of press freedom. It doesn’t matter whether you like Assange or not, or whether you’ve bought into the mainstream narratives against him. You should be very worried about the fate of journalism around the world.

It is time to recognize the stakes at hand and demand an end to this ordeal. Free Assange, and in doing so, protect the future of press freedom.

If you live in the US call (202) 224-3121 for the House switchboard operator, tell them your zip code to be connected to your representatives’ office, and tell them you want the extradition request against Assange dropped.

Special thanks to Assange’s Father and Brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, for their fight.

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