Julian Assange: exiled, imprisoned, convicted? After many years they came for him. What makes you think they won't be coming for you. If not for your personal freedom, then at least for your civil liberties. There is historical precedent.
Roger Waters addressed the UN Security Council via video link. He spoke for the “voiceless” masses around the world who wanted peace and a secure life, and blasted arms manufacturers for profiting from war.
Steven Donziger took on Chevron Oil in Ecuador and won the largest human rights and environmental court judgment in history. Then he lost his freedom. Watch this Jimmy Dore report on a human rights lawyer who fights the corporate control of our society on behalf of the vulnerable, only to find the institutions of power unite to crucify him.