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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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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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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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Mother of Julian Assange visits Ecuador and will be received by Chancellor

Source: El Telegrafo Christine Assange will be in Ecuador next week, in order to expose the Ecuadorian authorities the situation facing his son and the impact this has had on his family. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño on Monday to receive the mother of the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

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Democracy, Trust and Wikileaks: A Conversation with the Mother of Julian Assange

Sourced: Huffington Post – by Vivian Norris “Mr. Assange’s only crime is that he cared enough about people to respect their right to truth, and had the courage and bravery to print the truth. In the process, he embarrassed powerful governments.”-Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire « As a mother, of course I wish he had never done […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Baltasar Garzón will lead legal team representing Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Tue Jul 24 19:36:07 UTC 2012 Statement approved by Julian Assange and Baltasar Garzón. The Spanish judge, lawyer, and international jurist, Baltasar Garzón, will lead the legal team representing Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. The jurist met with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in the United Kingdom recently. The purpose of the meeting was to […]

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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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