Whistleblower

A six-member delegation of MPs has just ended a short stint to lobby members of the US Congress and various relevant officials to release whistleblower Julian Assange. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Filipino community groups organised a moving commemoration, “Never Again, Never Forget, Never Again To Martial Law”  to mark resistance to ongoing martial law. Tracy Cabrera reports.

Andrew Wilkie wants the Labor government to use the power it has to “discontinue the politically-motivated prosecutions” of whistleblowers David McBride and Richard Boyle. Paul Gregoire reports.

David McBride speaking outside Labor's national conference in Meanjin. Photo: Alex Bainbidge

Three years after the Brereton inquiry into war crimes in Afghanistan, not one of the perpetrators has been charged but David McBride faces jail for revealing them. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Whatever the outcome from the cross-party trip, there is some glimmer of hope, argues Binoy Kampmark.

A federal cross-party delegation for Julian Assange, including Nationals, independents, Greens, Labor and Liberals, leaves for the US later in September. Stephen Langford reports.

Protesters delivered another letter to the PM, demanding he work harder on securing the release of publisher Julian Assange. Stephen Langford reports.

We should be wary of any plea deal which makes Assange admit guilt, Binoy Kampmark argues, because it would be merely changing the prison warden.

A giant letter demanding Anthony Albanese push harder to have Julian Assange released from Belmarsh Prison was read out, outside the Prime Minister's electorate office. Stephen Langford reports.

Activists delivered a giant letter calling for Julian Assange to be freed to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s electorate office in Marrickville. Karen Hemming reports.

Daniel Ellsberg revealed last December that he had been the WikiLeaks “backup” for releasing the documents that were eventually published in 2010. Binoy Kampmark reports on his conversion to whistleblower and support for Julian Assange.

Whistleblower David McBride and John Shipton, father of jailed journalist Julian Assange, called for his immediate release from Britain’s Belmarsh prison. Renfrey Clarke reports.