Australians got a chance to get clarity about their imprisoned fellow citizen from journalists and two federal senators.
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WATCH: Australian Politicians on Fire For Assange
At a rally before the Parliament building in Canberra on Thursday, Australian politicians decried the British and U.S. governments’ persecution of Australian journalist Julian Assange, the imprisoned publisher of WikiLeaks, and demanded that he be released.
WATCH: CN Live! — 2 Yrs After Arrest: ‘Lawmakers for Assange’; Exclusive: Labor Party Resolution of Support
On the 2nd anniversary of the arrest, Australian MPs joined CN Live! to tell PM Scott Morrison to pick up the phone and tell Joe Biden to release Julian Assange. Watch the replay here.
WATCH: Outside Parliament, Australian Politicians Call for Assange’s Release
As Julian Assange continues to languish in a British prison, a growing number of politicians from his native Australia are speaking out against his incarceration and the U.S. espionage indictment against him for publishing defense information.