The Unexpected Benefits of a Hung Parliament

The Unexpected Benefits of a Hung Parliament

11:18 Bob Brown issues press release saying “Assange’s rights should be upheld: Brown”. I can’t confirm reports that Andrew Wilkie has said something similar  [- ah, here it is Radio National Breakfast this morning: “But I think what’s a bit more alarming for me is the way the Australian Government has been so quick to come to the support of the United States at the expense of an Australian citizen who’s not doing anything illegal.“]

12:16 ABC News posts a story saying that “[Attorney-General Robert] McClelland says Assange, who says he has been “abandoned” by Australia, is “entitled” to come home and could also obtain consular assistance overseas.”



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