Joe Biden was due in Sydney Wednesday where he’s facing increased pressure to let Julian Assange go. Biden cancelled the trip but a rally in Hyde Park sent him the message anyway.
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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.
WATCH: A May Day March for Assange
Julian Assange’s father and Australian whistleblower David McBride marched with hundreds of Assange supporters and union members on May Day in Brisbane.
WATCH: The Persecution of Truth
Whistleblowers, WikiLeaks and the War on Truth was the subject of a conference this week in Brisbane, Australia.
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.
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.
WATCH: ‘Snowden,’ ‘Assange’ & ‘Manning’ Arrive in Sydney
The three bronze statues that have been touring the world have arrived in Assange’s home country, where John Shipton, John Pilger, David McBride and other speakers demanded the prime minister tell Joe Biden to release the WikiLeaks publisher.
CN’s Top Ten 2022 Assange Stories
Consortium News has been providing comprehensive coverage of the Julian Assange case since 2010. Here are our top ten Assange stories of 2022.
WATCH: Director, Assange Brother on US Film Premiere
Film director Ben Lawrence and producer Gabriel Shipton, Julian Assange’s brother, answer audience questions after the premiere of their film Ithaka in New York on Sunday night.
A Father Fights for His Son & What’s Left of Democracy
The film Ithaka, about the quest of Julian Assange’s father to save his son, made its U.S. premiere on Sunday in New York City. It is reviewed by Joe Lauria.