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Anti-war activists occupy the rooftop of Elbit Systems (Photo: WACA)

Australia: Anti-war activists raid Israeli drone factory

By Fri, Aug 15, 2014 1:37PM UTC Comments Off Anti-war activists occupy the rooftop of Elbit Systems (Photo: WACA)

Anti-war activists stormed a factory in Port Melbourne this morning  to protest against the Australian government’s support for Israeli’s war in Gaza. They raided the manufacturing compound which, they said, supplies arms and drones for Israel. Named the Melbourne Palestine Action Coalition (MPAC), it consists of activists from Whistleblowers Australian Citizens Alliance (WACA)  and renegade activists. The protesters occupied the roof of Elbit Systems and blockaded the front gate....

WikiLeaks’ Assange talks NSA, hints at more leaks

By Sun, Mar 09, 2014 1:55PM UTC Comments Off Julian Assange. Pic: AP.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says his living situation is a bit like prison — with a more lenient visitor policy. ...

13 members of Anonymous hacking group indicted

By Fri, Oct 04, 2013 12:32PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. jury on Thursday indicted 13 members of the Internet hacking group Anonymous for allegedly carrying out cyber-attacks worldwide, including targets that refused to process payments for WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy website founded by Julian Assange. The U.S.-based members of Anonymous are accused of zeroing in on the computers of governments, trade...

WikiLeaks founder Assange proud of Australian support

By Sun, Aug 04, 2013 4:41PM UTC Comments Off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Pic:  AP.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — WikiLeaks founder and Australian Senate candidate Julian Assange says he is proud of the level of support he enjoys in his home country ahead of federal elections in September. The 42-year-old fugitive told Ten Network television in an interview filmed in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and broadcast in Australia on...

Australian Greens, WikiLeaks condemn Manning conviction

By Wed, Jul 31, 2013 8:46PM UTC Comments Off Australian Greens, WikiLeaks condemn Manning conviction

The Australian Greens and the WikiLeaks Party today issued separate statements condemning the conviction of Bradley Manning, US Private First Class, on 20 charges getting him a sentence of 136 years in jail. The US court found Manning guilty of seven out of eight espionage charges, five theft charges, two computer fraud charges, five military counts of...

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