How do supporters of WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange make the leap that he is more likely to be extradited to the United States from Sweden than the United Kingdom? That is a common question and, certainly, a key question for anyone who remains skeptical of whether Assange should have been granted asylum by [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday August 17, 2012 12:14 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday August 30, 2011 11:45 pm|
Rainbow protest on Gaza massacre to Australia PM Kevin Rudd (photo: Takver) Pro-Cuba, pro-Serbian, pro-Palestinian, pro and anti-Kosovo Independence, Sri Lankan, antiwar and socialist demonstrations were closely monitored by the US Embassy in Canberra, Australia in 2008 and 2009, a secret cable posted by WikiLeaks reveals. The cable also reveals the Embassy kept tabs on [...]
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday August 30, 2011 3:05 pm|
Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki (photo: Pan-African News Wire) (update 1 & 2 below) A list of 23 Australian or Australia-based citizens recommended for placement on Australia’s “terror” list was recently published by WikiLeaks. The secret cable, which contains the list of 23 names, opens with a notice that the US State Embassy in Canberra, Australia, [...]
|By: Jeff Kaye Wednesday July 20, 2011 8:10 pm|
Australian news sources have announced that the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) have initiated legal actions to seize the royalties former Guantanamo detainee David Hicks has earned from the publication of his autobiography, Guantanamo: My Journey. The book was published last year by Random House Australia, and has reportedly sold upwards of 30,000 copies. No U.S. publisher has bought rights to the book, and it remains unavailable through U.S. booksellers.