The speechCraig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and whistleblower, delivered a rousing speech in support of WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange just before Assange gave his speech from the balcony of the Ecuador Embassy in London.
“We should not forget what this is about,” he began. “This is about the persecution of an individual who has made life much more simple and more productive for whistleblowers in the Information Age and in an age where, as Western governments become increasingly authoritarian and civil liberties are diminished, we need whistleblowers now more than ever to protect the rights of others.”
You can visit Craig Murray's blog here.
Visit Kevin Gosztola's blog for a great commentary on the recent controversy surrounding Murray's naming of one of the Swedish complainants on the BBC.
The posterSo here's another poster in the asylum series. This one inspired by Craig Murray's speech, which you can read at Democracy Now!
Freedom for Assange is about freedom for all of us. Visit justice4assange.com for more information.
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Checkout the initial set of asylum placards here.