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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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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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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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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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Exclusive Video Interview: Journalist Helene Bergman on Assange, Sweden and the hope of Ecuador

While Julian Assange waits to find out whether or not he will receive asylum in Ecuador, WACA thought it was time to hear from a Swedish voice. Sam Castro sat down via Skype to talk with renowned Swedish journalist and feminist Helene Bergman, who met with Julian Assange prior to him seeking asylum in the Ecuadorian […]

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WIKILEAKS PRESS RELEASE: WikiLeaks opens path through banking siege. Donations open.

After almost two years of fighting an unlawful banking blockade by U.S financial giants VISA and MasterCard, WikiLeaks has announced it is back open for donations. After WikiLeaks’ publications revealing U.S. war crimes and statecraft in 2010, U.S. financial institutions erected a banking blockade against WikiLeaks wholly outside of any judicial or administrative process. The […]

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RAP NEWS PERFORMING at JULY 1 RALLY Photo Collection

In addition to our original publication of our July 1 Rally Video and Photo Collection  we offer here some wonderful new images the RAP NEWS performance. Enjoy:

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Gillard Govt coup: timelines & cables reveal why Assange has to be ‘removed’.

Sourced: DARKER NET To see the original of the above timeline by @Jaraparilla with an introduction but minus links and cables, click here. To see the ‘Wikileaks Australian files’, via the Sydney Morning Herald website. Crucial to the US war against Wikileaks is the support of a compliant Australian Government. The United States Government decided that Julia Gillard was […]

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Government unveils huge wishlist of new surveillance powers

Original post CRIKEY – by Bernard Keane The Attorney-General’s Department has unveiled proposals for a massive expansion of intelligence-gathering powers including data retention, the surveillance of Twitter accounts, forcing people to give up computer passwords, ASIO stop-and-search powers, government authority to direct telecommunications companies about infrastructure and the power for ASIO to plant or destroy information […]

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