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My concern is Credlin’s take on Sky News regarding Julian Assange. Our ‘good son’ has come home.

My concern is our MPs, where do they stand? So I called them. No comments.

We are Julian’s local community, there are thousands of us. We welcome our brother home. At the moment he’s still not safe. There is a Crowdfunder to help him pay for the plane that cost $780,000. Please let us ask our local communities to welcome Julian home here in the future and to celebrate his courageous life for truth.

Lynne Edmondson, Tasmania

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  1. Please stop putting him up as a Saint. He has flaws which worshippers like you ignore eg releasing the Russian emails to curry favour with trump, hiding in the embassy so that the Swedish sexual assault charges will expire as they had a time limit for prosecution in Sweden.

  2. He’s not a saint,
    but he is a thousand percent better than our armed forces scum, that he proved were committing war crimes.
    Our illustrious leader and his government who back the Israeli war crimes are as culpable as the notorious Ben Robert-Smith and they did nothing to aid an Australian citizen who was overseas and being tortured by foreign powers for his roll in unmasking the atrocities being committed by the ‘ coalition of the willing’.
    Although Julian has been relentlessly pursued over these doubtful, hastily Trumped up charges for fourteen years , I note that none of the proven murderers of innocent civilians and journalists, have even been removed from ‘duty’.

    • Julian Assange was indicted by a Grand Jury in Georgia on 18 counts of having conspired with Bradly Manning to steal and distribute highly classified intelligence material to enemies of the US under the espionage act, there was nothing “doubtful, hasty, or trumped up” about it. Ken you are talking out of your rear end.

      • As usual! How is our government backing Israeli war crimes? What a load of 💩 in the ongoing effort to make political mileage out of a foreign war and human suffering while achieving nothing in terms of peace either abroad or locally.

        As for “did nothing to aid an Australian citizen”, are you unaware that Albanese campaigned for Assange’s release for many year before being in government and, with quiet diplomacy, finally achieved it. Why do you think he’s back here? Because of all the local appearances with his father?

        I’m glad he’s back, but if he contributed in any way to Trump’s election in 2016, he’s no hero of mine!

  3. After many years wasting many people’s time amd a large sum of the British taxpayers money Julian Assange pleaded guilty to one of the charges which he always knew he was guilty of ( otherwise why would he have fled captivity and not put his case to the US justice system, the same system that found Trump guilty). His crime was against US law but it included large numbers of Australian documents, none of which had about it any public interest.
    He is now a convicted criminal who has served hos time. Having admitted he did the wrong thing, hopefully that’s the last we will hear from him.


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