Stella Assange, Julian Assange’s wife, and his lawyer, Jennifer Robinson addressed the media at the National Press Club in Canberra.
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Australian MPs Meet US Envoy Caroline Kennedy on Assange
The breakfast was held in the Australian capital Canberra just two weeks before President Joe Biden visits Australia and after Prime Minister Anthony Albanese ended his “quiet diplomacy” on Julian Assange.
Mexico Embraces Assange
Julian Assange’s father and brother ended a 48-day North American tour in Mexico City, getting the president’s support and a letter from Mexican MPs to Joe Biden demanding he drop the charges, reports Joe Lauria from Mexico.
Albanese Should See Assange in London
While in the U.K. capital, the Australian prime minister can indeed do more that just make his frustration known, writes Joe Lauria.
Albanese ‘Frustrated’ With US Over Assange
The Australian prime minister told ABC, “I share the frustration. I can’t do more than make very clear what my position is,” that a diplomatic solution to Assange’s case must be found.
JOE LAURIA: State Dept. & Senate Leaders Troll Assange
Increasing pressure is being brought by politicians and the public on the DOJ to drop the charges against Julian Assange. Despite some progress, the political obstacles are formidable.
Defense Review Binds Australia to US War Agenda
For most of its 110 pages the review’s mental contortions explain why “defending” Australia is going to have to look a whole lot like preparing to pick a fight with an Asian nation thousands of kilometers away, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
WATCH: CN Live! — ‘Beginning of the End’
Julian Assange’s father John Shipton joined CN Live! Thursday night to discuss several developments this week in the case of the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher.
Row Breaks Out Over Assange in Australian Senate
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong was asked point blank whether the prime minister raised Julian Assange with Joe Biden in San Diego last month. Chaos ensued.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Iraq Invasion, AUKUS Blasted in Rousing Sydney Rally
A sitting senator, a former foreign minister, a retired diplomat and Colin Powell’s former chief of staff told an anti-war meeting in a Sydney town hall that Australians were being dragged without their consent into a U.S. war on China…