Julian Assange will run for the Senate in the Aussie elections this September – announced from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been granted asylum since June 2012.
His mother, Christine Assange, confirmed it.
This is good news.
As she put it:
In the House of Representatives we get to choose between US lackey party number one and US lackey party number two – between the major parties.
Read more about his announcement here.
Ecuador is an enlightened and cultured country, not a lackey of US empire.
While British police patrol the embassy, in an attempt to intimidate Julian and extradite him to Sweden on trumped up charges, & thence undoubtedly to a US hellhole prison, Ecuador supports his right to a fair deal.
End the war on whistleblowers
Julian speaks with dignity and power from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, calling for an end to the war on whistleblowers: