"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.
The "Baywatch" actress claimed the WikiLeaks founder's opponents were simply angry over the 2016 presidential election.
Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism.
A federal grand jury returned the 18-count indictment on Thursday related to his work with Chelsea Manning.
U.S. authorities are also seeking the WikiLeaks founder's extradition.
The former Army intelligence analyst faces a new subpoena to testify before a grand jury about her contacts with WikiLeaks.
The WikiLeaks co-founder avoided extradition in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for 7 years.
The Army whistleblower said she plans to defy another grand jury subpoena in an apparent case against WikiLeaks' Julian Assange.
She visited the WikiLeaks founder at a high-security London lockup.
The WikiLeaks founder still faces extradition to the U.S. over leaks of classified information.
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 White House press secretary claimed the then-candidate wasn't serious when he praised Wikileaks over 140 times during his 2016 campaign.
Michael Keaton's "Julian Assange" boasts that he's the "scourge of the cleaning staff at the Ecuadorian embassy."
Some good news for those worried about the fate of the WikiLeaks founder's pet.
The case against the WikiLeaks founder was dropped in 2017 because he couldn't be questioned in the Ecuadorian Embassy.
The former Democratic presidential nominee made it clear that the WikiLeaks co-founder's arrest is "not about punishing journalism."
The charges against the WikiLeaks founder bring up huge First Amendment issues.