After Twitter took down an account devoted to protecting Julian Assange, the people fought back. It may seem small, but the larger picture is anything but.
We might still be reeling from the AFP’s brazen attack on our journalists, but their behaviour is in line with similar organisations worldwide.
Last night, the Metropolitan Police served an extradition request on Julian Assange. This is nothing short of silencing the press, and it represents an important turning point in history. We must act.
The unjust persecution of Julian Assange (and the knock-on effects the media will feel) should be the point we’re discussing – not your personal opinion of him.
Current Affairs Wrap: Assange gets eviction notice, mother of two charged with murder, grandad watches football
What a week it was. Julian Assange got a serious note from his landlord, a mother of two was charged with prolicide and one family member went to the football…long after his death.