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Assange lawyer Baltasar Garzon declares Australia has failed in its obligations

BY:ROSANNE BARRETT   From:The Australian   August 23, 2012 3:19PM JULIAN Assange’s lawyer has declared Australia has not met its obligation to provide consular assistance and has failed to respond to a recent request from the WikiLeaks founder. Former judge magistrate of Spain’s central criminal court Baltasar Garzon Real questioned whether Australia would have provided the diplomatic assistance […]

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@ioerror A timely reminder to freedom fighters everywhere – released on Twitter

http://pastebin.com/f2DZhPvp @ioerror (Jacob Appelbaum) gave this speech on Twitter on August 18th 2012. It is part reminder, part plea and part instruction manual for freedom fighters everywhere. One of the most inspiring things about Julian is that he knew the risks & took action for the benefit of all *humanity* #wikileaks Julian’s actions are not […]

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VIDEO: What really happened inside the UK Consulate at the Melbourne Rally for Assange and Ecuador

The below video was put together by Melbourne Activist and Comedian Sean Bedlam as the Mildly Amusing Action Squad and WACA joined forces to try and ask the UK Consulate: what the hell are they up to? WARNING: the below video contains some course language and loads of TRUTH! Enjoy a glimpse inside a day […]

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Brilliant read! Statement of the Government of the Republic of Ecuador on the asylum request of Julian Assange

NEWS RELEASES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS, TRADE AND INTEGRATION MINISTRY Statement of the Government of the Republic of Ecuador on the asylum request of Julian Assange On June 19, 2012, the Australian citizen Julian Assange, showed up on the headquarters of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, with the purpose of requesting diplomatic protection of the […]

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WIKILEAKS Statement on UK threat to storm Ecuadorian embassy and arrest Julian Assange

Source: Wikileaks.org Thursday 16th August, 3:00am UTC In a communication this morning to the government of Ecuador, the UK threatened to forcefully enter the Ecuadorian embassy in London and arrest Julian Assange. The UK claims the power to do so under the Diplomatic and Consular Premises Act 1987. This claim is without basis. By midnight, […]

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Assange’s mother Christine warns arrest at Ecuador embassy would be an act of war

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/foreign-affairs/assanges-mother-christine-warns-arrest-at-ecuador-embassy-would-be-an-act-of-war/story-fn59nm2j-1226451662734 The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Christine Assange, says it would be an act of war for police to enter Ecuadorian embassy in London where her son seeking political asylum. Source: AP THE mother of Australian WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says it would be an act of war for police to enter the Ecuadorian embassy […]

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Dear UK. REMINDER: Diplomatic Immunity and Diplomatic Premises

http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/d_to_g/diplomatic_immunity_and_diplomatic_premises/ Principle The immunities granted to diplomatic staff, and their families, are set out in the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (“VCDR”) (and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963 – CRA 1968) to which the United Kingdom is a party. The relevant provisions of the Convention are applied in the UK by the Diplomatic Privileges Act […]

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ECUADOR SHOCK AT THREATS FROM BRITISH GOVERNMENT

The Statement below was released the Embassy of Ecuador in London on August 15, 2012.  An Ecuadorian government spokesperson commenting on the threats by the British Government to enter the Embassy said: “We are deeply shocked by British government’s threats against the sovereignty of the Ecuadorian Embassy and their suggestion that they may forcibly enter […]

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Declaration of Abandonment

Sourced at: Justice4Assange Australia’s position towards Assange All 16 requests for assistance are refused in full The table below contains the letter from Julian Assange’s solicitor, human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce from Birnberg Peirce and Partners, and Ken Pascoe, the Consul-General of the Australian High Commission in London.  Australia refuses to make representations on Mr. […]

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