Author Archives: Ryan Gallagher

Jemima Khan explains her support for the Open Letter

I have been a passionate supporter of WikiLeaks’s right to publish with impunity (see the open letter on page 6). The publication of the US diplomatic cables was of immense public interest. The revelations were startling: Washington was conducting wars … Continue reading

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Open Letter published in New Statesman magazine

The Open Letter in Defence of WikiLeaks’ Right to Publish features in this week’s edition of the New Statesman magazine, guest edited by open letter committee member Jemima Khan. Buy your copy here and turn to page six. It is … Continue reading

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Coalition of actors, writers and academics defend WikiLeaks.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More than 200 prominent public figures have signed a letter published in New Statesman today strongly defending WikiLeaks’ right to publish. Playwright Sir Tom Stoppard, authors Philip Pullman and Salman Rushdie, as well as actors Susan Sarandon, … Continue reading

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Special debate: this house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place

Join the Frontline Club and New Statesman for a provocative public debate featuring Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks. Over the past 12 months, official secrecy has been challenged like never before. Three of the biggest ever leaks of classified information … Continue reading

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