I need to reply to the ignorant smears appearing in last week’s Echo about Julian Assange.
The US has done a good job of demonising him, bribing false witnesses, and giving a loan of $24 million to Ecuador to extract him from their embassy, but many people now, especially those who choose to educate themselves outside of the Murdoch media, will know that Julian Assange is our Australian hero, and by revealing their crimes to the world, is suffering the revenge of the criminal US empire.
Our hope is that Anthony Albanese will have the decency and integrity to demand his release and to join with so many other countries in honouring this courageous man. There will be a motion put to the Council this week on the subject of supporting Julian.
His children need their dad home for Christmas and we need a country that has its own voice!