Sam Adams Awards incl videolink with Julian Assange



Sam Adams Awards

The Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence confers an award each year to a person exemplifying the courage, persistence and devotion to the truth of CIA analyst Sam Adams.  Many distinguished past award winners include prominent whistleblowers and former intelligence agents


Adams_AwardsThomas Fingar will be recognised for the role he played with the National Intelligence Estimate which helped prevent the Bush/Cheney administration from launching war against Iran in 2008

Coleen Rowley retired from the FBI, having spent twenty-four years with the agency, after bravely revealing its mishandling of information relating to 9/11

Annie Machon, a former MI5 officer, was forced to go into exile and hiding in Europe for many years after blowing the whistle on criminal activities in the organisation

Ann Wright was one of only three US State Department officials to resign over the 2003 invasion of Iraq

Also featured are Jesselyn Radack, Ray McGovern and Thomas Drake, with a videolink appearance by Julian Assange



AssangeKnown worldwide as the founder and public face of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange has made headlines across the world by exposing government misconduct. He has championed the principle of freedom of information, yet some have criticised his activities as reckless and dangerous. Under Assange’s leadership, WikiLeaks has published innumerable classified diplomatic cables and played a crucial role in shaping the international political landscape. He is currently living as a fugitive in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

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