Hero or Villain? The Prosecution of Julian Assange

The Prosecution of Julian Assange

Hero or Villain? The Prosecution of Julian Assange Julian Assange is one of the most influential figures to emerge this century, unleashing a digital war against governments and corporations. Now with his legal fight against extradition to the US in full swing, Assange supporters warn his prosecution marks a dangerous chapter for freedom of information. ABC Four Corners explores the events that have led to this moment for a polarising figure, both lauded as a hero and derided as a villain.

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