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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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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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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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Melbourne Rally for Julian Assange 1 July: Video and Photo Collection

On Sunday the 1 July 2012, 500 people joined a great line up of speakers in Melbourne to support Julian Assange and the crucial work of Wikileaks. The day began with WACA joining with a protest to stop the slaughter in Syria. Both the Syrian speakers and WACA shared their support for each other and […]

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History is the enemy as ‘brilliant’ psy-ops become the news

First published by John Pilger – 21 June 2012 Sourced at johnpilger.com Arriving in a village in southern Vietnam, I caught sight of two children who bore witness to the longest war of the 20th century. Their terrible deformities were familiar. All along the Mekong river, where the forests were petrified and silent, small human mutations […]

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Bob Carr, in full flight from the facts on Assange

Source: Crikey June 24, 2012 – 1:24 pm, by Bernard Keane Bob Carr appeared in Insiders this morning and discussed the Assange case. His words are worth examining closely. The transcript of his remarks is here. Carr makes some highly dubious or simply false assertions. One is that “there’s a view that it would be easier […]

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MASS WEEKEND RALLIES for Assange GET READY NOW!

Last night AEST the UK Supreme Court rejected Julian Assange’s appeal to reopen the UKSC appeal.  Julian has been given 14 days grace and will then  be extradited to Sweden where he will be kept incommunicado, in solitary confinement.  All of this before he has even been charged. If charged he will be trialled in […]

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