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Solidarity vigil for Julian Dec. 5, at the High Court

November 29, 2011

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Veterans for Peace has announced the following plans for a vigil in support of Julian Assange on December 5, the day of his extradition hearing before London’s High Court: “An anti-war solidarity vigil will be held outside the High Court, The Strand, London on Monday Dec 5th against the extradition of Julian Assange. The vigil is organised […]

WikiLeaks documentary airs Nov. 29!

November 28, 2011

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The controversial new documentary “WikiLeaks: Secrets and Lies” airs Tuesday, November 29 (incidentally, this blog editor’s birthday) on Britain’s Channel 4 TV. Channel 4 presents its feature as “the definitive account of the ‘wiki-saga,’ featuring the first major television interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. “This is the story of Wikieaks told by the people […]

Join Liberte-info’s secret action campaign

November 28, 2011

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Liberte-info has announced that it is “launching an action-based campaign” to assist Julian Assange. Details regarding planned actions are confidential at present. However, anyone who wants to take part is encouraged to contact the organization, and to let Liberte-info know what skills you can contribute. For more information, email contact@liberte-info.net.

WikiLeaks and Assange win even MORE awards

November 27, 2011

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This week, WikiLeaks and its besieged leader, Julian Assange, won more awards to add to their already-impressive list of honors. It was announced today that WikiLeaks was awarded the prestigious Walkley Award, Australia’s version of the Pulitzer Prize. In its announcement, the Walkley Foundation stated: “This year’s winner has shown a courageous and controversial commitment […]

Assange at HT Leadership Summit, India

November 27, 2011

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Julian Assange is scheduled to speak at India’s Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on December 3, 2011. The HT describes Assange as “a thoughtful radical who asserts that the truth should be available to all.” The HT continues: “With the mainstream media having lost its way and become a willing partner of government, Assange and WikiLeaks […]

WikiLeaks press conference Dec. 1, London

November 27, 2011

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Today WikiLeaks issued the following announcement: WikiLeaks press conference on Dec. 1st Online security and the reopening of the submission system On December 1st, WikiLeaks will host a press conference which will expose extraordinary privacy threats to journalists, sources and others as well as launch a new phase for WikiLeaks, just over a year after […]

Senator Ludlum to appear at Assange’s London appeal

November 25, 2011

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This week the Australian media reported that Greens senator Scott Ludlum will accompany Julian Assange during his London court date on December 5, during a final hearing on Assange’s potential extradition to Sweden. As stated by Nine MSN, Ludlum expressed concern that the Australian government “had failed to fully protect Mr Assange.” If Assange loses […]