Christine Assange, Senator Ludlam discussion

Friends of Julian Assange – Posted on January 20, 2012
Assange Democracy 3_2

Next month, Julian Assange’s mother, Christine, is scheduled to appear with Assange supporter Scott Ludlam and historian Humphrey McQueen at a panel discussion in Sydney. The talk, entitled “Don’t Shoot the Messenger: WikiLeaks, Assange, and Democracy,” is slated for February 17 and described as follows:

WikiLeaks, a free press publishing and media organisation, has revealed human rights abuses, war crimes and corruption in governments across the world. Yet the US Administration wants to close WikiLeaks down and prosecute its founder Julian Assange. International financial services organisations have blocked payments to WikiLeaks, denying them vital income. The Australian government has failed to take a stand against the political persecution of Assange. Australian Prime Minister Gillard’s assertion that WikiLeaks’ activities were illegal was proved to be false by an Australian Federal Police investigation.

What does this say about our democracy?

Speakers:
Scott Ludlam, Greens Senator
Christine Assange, mother of Julian Assange
Humphrey McQueen, historian, Australian National University

Chaired by:
Mary Kostakidis, journalist and Australia’s first primetime anchorwoman

FRIDAY 17TH FEBRUARY, 2012, 6.30 pm to 8.15 pm
University of Technology, Sydney
Room 13 (Building 2) Entrance level, UTS Tower, Broadway

Presented by the Support Assange & WikiLeaks Coalition
Gold coin donation | For more information: Anne 0404 090 710 / Helen 0413 381 408

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