Wikileaks' Sydney protest: photos

Wikileaks' Sydney protest: photos

Summary: Today Australians took to the streets in Sydney to support Wikileaks and freedom of speech, as well as to protest the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.


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  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Members of political parties like The Greens and the Socialist Alliance came out in force to make their views known.

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    Some protests were more creative than others.

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    The crowd whooped and cheered as speakers told them that Assange was an ordinary Australian like them, spreading truth and promoting transparency in government.

Topics: Government, Government AU, Security

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  • I was at the rally the whole way through. Felt so good.
  • The PPAU spokesperson's name is Simon FRew, not Skew. And the person alleged to be him in the video I'm quite sure is the Green Left Weekly spokesman instead.
  • Hi Occer,
    You're on the money with that one mate. I had got my Simons crossed. We're in the process of correcting it now. Thanks for the comment.

    Luke Hopewell
    Journalist | ZDNet Australia