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Thanks to everyone who signed the petition to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese asking him to speak to the UK and USA governments on behalf of our fellow Australian citizen, Julian Assange.

Northern Rivers NSW 4Assange (FB) collected over 500 signatures from community members and visitors and sent them to Canberra this week.

We’re waiting for non-megaphone diplomacy to show results, but would rather see some visible diplomacy, now that Labor has been in office for two months.

Julian Assange has served over three years without charge in UK’s Belmarsh high-security prison. The UK Government decision on 17 June 2022 to extradite him to the United States makes it absolutely urgent and vital that the Australian Government take proactive steps to intervene.

Cecily McGee, Mullumbimby

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