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Assange, Manning & Wikileaks: Can the Global Support Movement Hold the Line?

I’d like to thank both the organisers of this session of Politics in the Pub Sydney and Cassie Findlay from the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition for their very kind invitation to speak this evening. I thought I would take the opportunity at the outset to clear the air – so to speak – about a […]

Public Forum at NSW Parliament House: Assange, WikiLeaks & the Law in a Post 9/11 World

I’d like to thank the NSW Greens for hosting this forum and may I say how honoured I am to be a part of such a distinguished panel. The tragic events of September 11 created an atmosphere that our Government, and the United States Government it followed, could do no wrong in their response. One […]

A Support Assange & WikiLeaks Coalition Statement by Mr Kep Enderby QC

Thank you for letting me make this statement without being present with you today. Having entered my 87th year, I am not as mobile these days as I would like to be. For those of you who may not know my name, I was a Minister in Gough Whitlam’s Government in the 1970’s and his Attorney […]

Assange as journalist: An inconvenient truth?

Sealed Indictment. The magistrate judge to whom an indictment is returned may direct that the indictment be kept secret until the defendant is in custody or has been released pending trial.  The clerk must then seal the indictment, and no person may disclose the indictment’s existence except as necessary to issue or execute a warrant […]

Julian Assange: fighter for freedom or high tech terrorist?

Politics at the club, Newcastle Panthers, 4 April 2012 Good evening Newcastle. Firstly, I’d like to thank the organisers of this important event for their hard work and for the invitation to speak tonight. Secondly, I’d like to thank each of you for being concerned and for taking the time to hear more about the […]

Julian Assange: he’s not the messiah, he’s just my boy

Humanity’s historical record may be long but there is no doubt that Julian Assange and his small team have already changed the world. Throughout history courageous people who have taken risks to challenge power and the injustices of its abuse have suffered terrible personal consequences, for there is nothing more terrifying for the power elite than […]