"He’s obviously ruffled the feathers of some very powerful people" who "want to keep him quiet," Anderson argued on "The View."
The WikiLeaks founder was arrested in April at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London.
In Showtime's "XY Chelsea," filmmaker Tim Travers Hawkins aims to reframe the media's narrative around the Army whistleblower, who identifies as transgender.
The former Army intelligence analyst was detained again for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks.
A federal grand jury returned the 18-count indictment on Thursday related to his work with Chelsea Manning.
The former Army intelligence analyst said she would rather "starve to death" than cooperate with prosecutors.
The former Army intelligence analyst faces a new subpoena to testify before a grand jury about her contacts with WikiLeaks.
The Army whistleblower said she plans to defy another grand jury subpoena in an apparent case against WikiLeaks' Julian Assange.
The former Army analyst said she would continue to refuse to testify before a grand jury about giving documents to WikiLeaks. She might soon go back in jail.
She visited the WikiLeaks founder at a high-security London lockup.
The former Army intelligence analyst was sentenced to an indefinite time behind bars in March for refusing to answer questions before a grand jury.
The former U.S. Army intelligence officer has been detained since March for refusing to testify in the government's Wikileaks case.
The WikiLeaks founder's supporters range from Ecuador's former president to actress Pamela Anderson.
The charges against the WikiLeaks founder bring up huge First Amendment issues.
The Fox report on Julian Assange's arrest twice used the name that Chelsea Manning was referred to prior to her transition.
The whistleblower is serving an indefinite prison sentence in Virginia for refusing to testify before a grand jury.
"Chelsea is being tortured for whistleblowing, she should be released on bail, and we should ban extended solitary in the US,” the congresswoman tweeted.
The former intelligence analyst has been jailed for more than two weeks after refusing to answer questions about the 2010 WikiLeaks case.
The American whistleblower is scheduled to give a speech at the Sydney Opera House this weekend.