The day dream about Anthony Albanese doing the right thing has reached its limits. As prime minister he has not fought to bring home an Australian who is both the embodiment of courage and the victim of a great, vindictive injustice.
Tag: Julia Gillard
Australia — Silent Collaborator Against Assange
Despite private and public requests for diplomatic assistance for the WikiLeaks publisher, Canberra’s policy — shown by FOI documents — has been one of complicit inactivity in the face of his persecution, reports Kellie Tranter.
America Has No Allies, Only Hostages
With Australia’s vassaldom in mind, Caitlin Johnstone says the president-elect of Bolivia just voiced a brazen heresy against imperial U.S. doctrine.
JOHN PILGER: Julian Assange Must Be Freed, Not Betrayed
When Julian Assange steps into Woolwich Crown Court on Feb. 24, true journalism will be the only crime on trial, writes John Pilger.
JOHN PILGER: The Lies About Assange Must Stop Now
If Julian Assange were to succumb to the cruelties heaped upon him, week after week, month after month, year upon year, as doctors warn, newspapers like The Guardian will share the responsibility, writes John Pilger.