A figure depicts Julian Assange on a cross on top of a supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during a vigil outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. (AP /Sang Tan)

‘Let’s Get Back To The Data’: Relentless Attacks On Assange Distract From Content Of WikiLeaks Releases

According to media literacy expert Mickey Huff, the treatment of Julian Assange and whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning sends a message that the government will ‘punish people in the United States and around the world if they’re going to tell our secrets.’