Posts Tagged ‘golunov’

‘We Are Golunov’ but Not ‘Assange’: Western Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds

The case of Julian Assange poses many questions about the direction western society is heading in… OPPOSITE ENDS: The case of award-winning journalist and publisher Julian Assange held in UK Belmarsh Prison awaiting possible extradition to the US for espionage charges – contrasts with recently released Russian opposition journalist Ivan Golunov. Johanna Ross 21st Century […]

Russian media solidarity for Golunov contrasts with loathsome US/UK press bootlicking over Assange

Solidarity with the Russian reporter, who was arrested on flimsy drugs charges, is welcome, but not from those trying to score geopolitical points while ignoring, or facilitating, attacks on journalism at home. Predictably, much of the US/UK media & political reaction to the arrest of Golunov has attempted to frame the episode as the Kremlin […]

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