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The Assange vigil and booklet

By johnboy - 7 December 2012 72

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This in from Jane:

Candlelight vigil for Assange, Parliament House 30 November

Taken at the Candlelight Vigil for Julian Assange last Thursday night.

ACT Friends of Wikileaks is now making a booklet with this photo and messages to the Government.

Please send your message to actfowl@gmail.com asap.

Names will be included unless advised otherwise.

What’s Your opinion?


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72 Responses to
The Assange vigil and booklet
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mossrocket 9:03 am
07 Dec 12
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Lol – that’ll work…

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bigfeet 9:19 am
07 Dec 12
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Free him from what?

He is the one who locked himself up in an embassy. He can walk out whenever he likes.

Man-up, face the sexual assault charges. It’s Sweden for God’s sake. You couldn’t ask for a more liberal democracy to face court in.

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NoImRight 10:02 am
07 Dec 12
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“actfowl”. LOL. Poultry fanciers must be bitter they missed out on that address.

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Masquara 4:36 pm
07 Dec 12
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Man up & face the Swedish courts. This religiously-motifed hagiography by Assange’s moronic groupies around the heavily compromised (human rights dialogue regarding Ecuador, anyone?) little narcissistic sh*t is nauseating.

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LSWCHP 9:10 pm
07 Dec 12
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bigfeet said :

Free him from what?

He is the one who locked himself up in an embassy. He can walk out whenever he likes.

Man-up, face the sexual assault charges. It’s Sweden for God’s sake. You couldn’t ask for a more liberal democracy to face court in.

Colour me cynical, but if he actually went to Sweden I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Mr Assange was mysteriously renditioned from there to the USA via a long and painful detour to Egypt featuring water, boards and electrodes on the testicles.

I know that scenario isn’t super likely, but it wouldn’t surprise me. And if he went to Sweden I’d actually bet on him ending up in the USA one way or another, with or without the waterboarding and electrode action.

Far more likely though is that Mr Assange will simply commit “suicide” or die of “natural causes” before too long. There’ll be a bit of a kerfuffle, wild accusations will be thrown around and then he’ll be gone and quickly forgotten.

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ScienceRules 10:57 pm
07 Dec 12
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bigfeet said :

Free him from what?

He is the one who locked himself up in an embassy. He can walk out whenever he likes.

Man-up, face the sexual assault charges. It’s Sweden for God’s sake. You couldn’t ask for a more liberal democracy to face court in.

Bigfeet, I think his claim for asylum in Ecuador has little to do with the Swedish charges of sexual assault and is more about the liklihood of his extradition to the US from which he’s unlikely to ever be freed from prison.

His obvious personality flaws aside, the support for Assange is based in the notion of freedom of information and speech that the US seems to revile on a world scale right now. At least that’s the basis of my feelings anyhow.

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Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 6:35 am
08 Dec 12
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Big feet and masquara. Wow, really are ignorant, huh?
It’s not the Swedish court he is hiding fom.

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bigfeet 7:53 am
08 Dec 12
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Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd said :

Big feet and masquara. Wow, really are ignorant, huh?
It’s not the Swedish court he is hiding fom.

If the US wanted to extradite him why wouldn’t they do it through a country that is one of their greatest allies and has also been harmed by wikileaks and is likely to support their application for extradition? Like the UK for example.

Sweden has one of the most liberal and open democracies in the world. It would be extremely unlikely that they would hand him over.

He has much less to fear by going there than staying in the UK.

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vg 2:07 pm
08 Dec 12
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In company with Bradley Manning this clown released classified information to the public. If he wants to play first grade he can man up and wear the results.

What Assange is hiding from is consequences of his actions……which he seemingly isn’t man enough to face

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Mr Evil 3:26 pm
08 Dec 12
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No sympathy from me for a guy who has no concern at all for anyone else but himself. Who knows how many Afghanis and Iraqis have died as a consequence of information released by Wikileaks, due to the rush to release it all before it was fully checked to see that all names had been removed?

And really, if the US wanted Assmange wouldn’t you think they’d have nabbed him at any time before he gained ‘political asylum’ in the Ecuador embassy? I mean it wouldn’t have been that hard – most of the media knew where he was ‘hiding’, so it would have been pretty easy for a SEAL team to take him down.

The guy is a arrogant pig who is only interested in creating his own cult of personality; he should man up and face the music in Sweden.

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astrojax 3:32 pm
08 Dec 12
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vg said :

In company with Bradley Manning this clown released classified information to the public. If he wants to play first grade he can man up and wear the results.

What Assange is hiding from is consequences of his actions……which he seemingly isn’t man enough to face

in due respect, these ‘clowns’ released information that the government [usa] had clasified – but why did they do that? did they have a right to do so? shouldn’t the people, for whom they govern, have a right to know? as for hiding from the consequences of his actions – perhaps he is hiding from the likelihood of excessive retribution from a government who is cowering from the truth and the fact they withheld information to which their citizens should be privvy. i know i would. ask david hicks.

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bigfeet 4:01 pm
08 Dec 12
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vg said :

In company with Bradley Manning this clown released classified information to the public. If he wants to play first grade he can man up and wear the results.

What Assange is hiding from is consequences of his actions……which he seemingly isn’t man enough to face

Couldn’t agree more.

I would love to see him prosecuted for what he has done. Its a pity Australia is too gutless to take action.

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Jim Jones 4:48 pm
08 Dec 12
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vg said :

In company with Bradley Manning this clown released classified information to the public. If he wants to play first grade he can man up and wear the results.

What Assange is hiding from is consequences of his actions……which he seemingly isn’t man enough to face

Ah yes, the “crime” of embarrassing people in power. Very serious, we can’t have that. Lock them up away from human eyes and torture them.

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ScienceRules 5:54 pm
08 Dec 12
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vg said :

In company with Bradley Manning this clown released classified information to the public. If he wants to play first grade he can man up and wear the results.

What Assange is hiding from is consequences of his actions……which he seemingly isn’t man enough to face

VG, he released information documenting war crimes committed by US forces against civilians and others. How is that in any way a bad thing?

The US is involved in two illegal, immoral wars and is being called on the lies that maintain the fantasy that what is happening is in any way “just”. Manning has been held in solitary confinement, tortured and denied a trial for years now. Is this the sort of society we want to live in?

I thought that the western, “civilised” world was better than that.

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breda 7:48 pm
08 Dec 12
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The narcissistic creep is not in jail – although perhaps he should be.

As for the extradition/rendition brouhaha, it’s crap. The UK has an extradition treaty with the US, so they could have tried long before any of this happened.

I love how his supporters coughed up thousands of quid for his bail money, because he was such a nice guy and honourable person, and then when he skipped they tried to get their money back. It says it all about both him and his over-entitled fans – the rules are only for the plebs.

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