This week’s British Supreme Court decision over Julian Assange was yet another step in the farcical legal case against the Wikileaks publisher. Australian and American politicians have shown over the last years a disturbing desire to shut Wikileaks down. Let them try. They will fail.
There was a large rally in Sydney this week in support of justice for Assange. David Hicks spoke, along with many others. Here’s my speech, and I begin by reading a short statement by my friend Austin Mackell, a fine journalist currently trapped in Egypt (starts around 19.31)