Tag Archives: Julian Assange

Green Party Calls for Release of Julian Assange

Above: Julian Assange arriving at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11, 2019, in London. PHOTO BY JACK TAYLOR for GETTY IMAGES

Posted by Kevin Zeese

  • Green Party Members Organize Protest at UK Embassy in Washington, DC at 5:00 p.m. today

The Green Party of the United States strongly and unequivocally condemns the arrest of Julian Assange and calls for his immediate release.… Read more ...

GP Release: Green Party says ‘End the National Surveillance State’

On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 8:55 PM, Green News – DC wrote:
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 13, 2013
This release is online at http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=623

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party urges mass protest against “adversarial government” and an end to the National Surveillance State initiated under Bush and expanded under Obama

• Green Party’s 2013 Annual National Meeting in Iowa City, July 25-28: http://www.gp.org/meetings/Iowa2013 / Media Credentialing for the meeting: http://www.gp.org/committees/media/press.php

• Green Shadow Cabinet: http://greenshadowcabinet.us

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party today called for a mass movement to demand the dismantling of the National Surveillance State created by the National Security Agency, CIA, and Justice Department with President Obama’s approval.… Read more ...

Wayne Root and the Issue of Julian Assange and Wikileaks

Here are a couple articles regarding Mr. Root and his comments (or lack of) about the controversy of Julian Assange and Wikileaks. Reposted to IPR by Jill Pyeatt.


Wayne Root and Julian Assange

Written by Ayn R. Key

Although Wayne Root has a multitude of media appearances, and has his own blog, and publishes articles through the Libertarian Party Website, he appears reluctant to respond to feedback.… Read more ...

Starchild: Proposed resolution of Libertarian support for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Starchild comments on a previous press release by the Libertarian Party supporting Julian Assange, Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks:


What paulie said — anti-TSA and pro-WikiLeaks! Both of these issues represent key tests of government power against civil liberties, one related to the First Amendment protections of freedom and speech and of the press, the other related to the Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable search and seizure.… Read more ...

Julian Assange says US Libertarian Party is closest to his beliefs

Gold America Group:

Julian Assange, Australian journalist and creator of wikileaks (still up at wikileaks.NL), was asked which political party he as closest to in his beliefs. His answer: The American Libertarian Party.

This is significant because his answers were not limited to US parties, but could have involved any political party in the world.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: WikiLeaks and the Prosecution of the Whistle-blowers

Resolution adopted by the State Executive Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party on January 9, 2011:

There are many alarming disclosures within the WikiLeaks documents which deserve scrutiny and further investigation. It is therefore all the more outrageous that instead of investigating what has been uncovered, the U.S. Government has, instead, focused its vast resources on an attempt to silence the alleged “whistle-blowers”.… Read more ...

Nader comments: Wikimania and the First Amendment

Posted at votenader.org

In The Public Interest
Wikimania and the First Amendment

By Ralph Nader 12/20/2010

Thomas Blanton, the esteemed director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University described Washington’s hyper-reaction to Wikileaks’ transmission of information to some major media in various countries as “Wikimania.”

In testimony before the House Judiciary Committee last Thursday, Blanton urged the Justice Department to cool it.… Read more ...

It Is Treason To Call Wikileaks Treason by John Jay Myers

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

It Is Treason To Call Wikileaks Treason by John Jay Myers

Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.  Now get over it.

You might believe some speech gives away national secrets, for instance how we prop up puppet dictators in foreign countries, or how we have been training troops who are now turning against us in droves, or how we are supplying billions of dollars to countries who supply those who want to attack us, or how we back companies that supply men with young boys for sex slaves in Afghanistan, or how the leaders of the countries we manipulate are now scared that we aren’t bombing Iran. … Read more ...

[Wayne Root:] “MISS ME YET?” King George III – It’s Time to Throw Out King Obama

“MISS ME YET?” King George III
It’s Time to Throw Out King Obama

By Wayne Allyn Root, 2008 Libertarian Party Vice Presidential Nominee and Best-Selling Author

We’ve all seen the billboards with former President George W. Bush’s smiling face, and the words “Miss me yet?” But this President Obama and his cabal of socialists and fascists are so bad, so oppressive, so corrupt, I’m actually starting to miss King George III, the ruler of the original American colonies.… Read more ...

Australian Greens: Assange’s rights should be upheld

From a press release of December 6, 2010, re-tweeted today, December 15, 2010:

Assange’s rights should be upheld: Brown
The Australian Greens
Monday 6th December 2010

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said today the government needs to make it very clear that Julian Assange has the same rights as any other Australian who is abroad and that his rights will be looked after by the Australian authorities.… Read more ...

Green Party: Attacks on Wikileaks threaten freedom of the press, enable government officials to commit crimes with impunity

Thank you to my co-blogger at onthewilderside for the story:

From a Green Party press release:

Green Party leaders called the attacks on Wikileaks by the US government a direct and deliberate assault on the First Amendment’s guarantee of freedom of the press.

“The war on Wikileaks may set a precedent for the treatment of journalists who expose government wrong-doing,” said Carl Romanelli of the Pennsylvania Green Party.… Read more ...

WikiLeaks Servers To Be Hosted By Pirate Party

(excerpt from) Information Week
WikiLeaks Servers To Be Hosted By Pirate Party

by Antone Gonsalves
August 18, 2010

Julian Assange’s organization will received free hosting and bandwidth from a Swedish political party that advocates copyright reform and abolishing the patent system.

Sweden’s Pirate Party has agreed to host several new servers of WikiLeaks, an international group denounced by the U.S.

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