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Assange chronology

11.4.19 ‘He has remained on an ACCT, the care planning process for prisoners identified as being at risk of suicide or self-harm, since his arrival at HMP Belmarsh [paragraph 345 Baraitser’s judgement]. 12.4.19     Australian High Commission correspondence to HMP Belmarsh. 12.4.19 Consul & Consular officer visit Assange at HMP Belmarsh 12.4.19 DFAT report on visit […]

Assange & the laws that don’t bind us

Tomorrow marks six years since Julian Assange walked into the Ecuadorian embassy to seek asylum. It is now over two years since the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found that the detention of Julian Assange violated Articles 9 and 10 of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, and Articles 7, 9(1), 9(3), 9(4), […]

Assange: Principles -v- Foreign Policy

In February 2016 the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) found that Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained by the Governments of Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Working Group recognised that Mr. Assange is entitled to his freedom of movement and to compensation.  In November 2016 it rejected a challenge filed by the U.K. […]

Letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in relation to Julian Assange

Dear Prime Minister Turnbull RE:  JULIAN ASSANGE As you know, Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, has now spent 5 years in the United Kingdom effectively detained without charge. You probably also know that as recently as October this year the UK Government declined to give him any assurance of safe passage out of the Ecuadorian embassy […]

Letter to Senate crossbenchers in relation to Julian Assange

Dear Senator Today marks 1500 days since Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, has been detained in the United Kingdom without charge. The concerns surrounding  Mr Assange’s case are well known but rarely reported on either accurately or in detail in mainstream media.  For an accurate background you may care to review the following: ‘Brief to […]

Statement of Support: Canberra candlelight vigil for Julian Assange

Please accept my apologies for not being able to join you to mark this important occasion.  I have so much admiration and respect for your unwavering support for this issue. My thoughts go to Christine Assange, John Shipton and family.  Another Christmas looms without their son, brother, father and friend.  Words seem inadequate.  Thoughts and […]