When I young if you said something wrong or naïve or were slow to get to something, your parents would call out “Wake up Australia” to stop you or motivate you into action.While we are entering a new era of surveillance and government control, I… Read More »Karyn’s speech 29th October 2021
We are glad to be back on the Sydney Town Hall steps after Sydney was locked down in June 2021. It is our responsibility and our pleasure to stand up for our Sydney Peace Medal recipient, Julian Assange. While we were away the news of… Read More »Karyn’s speech 15th Oct 2021
Julian’s Dad, John Shipton & brother Gabriel, have been travelling the United States to encourage and inform the public of the plight of Julian Assange in their Home Run Tour. They were joined by Roger Waters, Randy Credico, Chris Hedges & Aaron Mate in New… Read More »Karyn’s speech 18th June 2021
The Phillip Adams Petition for No USA Extradition has over 606,000 signatures. It is the largest petition ever tabled in both houses of Parliament here in Australia.This petition has just been submitted to President Biden to free Julian Assange.It states “You know the case. Free… Read More »Karyn 11th June 2021
Julian Assange was arrested on the 11th of April 2019 for jumping bail. It needs to be understood that Julian did want to cooperate with Swedish police. However, they made this deliberately impossible for him to do so whist the UK goaded them on. Julian… Read More »Speech by Karyn 4th June 2021
Yesterday, Julian Assange’s partner Stella Moris shared a BBC interview with Azerbaijan’s President Aliyev. It shows him telling the interviewer that the BBC is in no position to lecture him on Press Freedom while the UK imprisons Julian Assange. Once the BBC and Australia’s ABC… Read More »Speech by Karyn 7th May 2021
This Sunday will be ANZAC day. ANZAC day is not a celebration of a victory or glorification of war. We remember the defence personnel and the lives lost or changed forever by war. As a multigenerational Australian, I have family who fought for Australia at… Read More »Speech by Karyn 23rd April 2021
We would again like to thank the Australian politicians who have put their support behind Julian Assange. A few of the Sydney Assange supporters travelled down to Canberra, a few weeks ago. Among the speakers outside, Parliament House, Andrew Wilkie spoke. Speaking about Julian Assange,… Read More »Speech by Karyn 16th April 2021
Remembering Operation Mocking Bird – as we approach 2 years since Julian was arrested. Speech 9th April 2021.
On the 11th of April it will be 2 years since Julian Assange was arrested and incarcerated in the UK’s high security prison, Belmarsh. Julian’s worst fears had come true. The United States was determined to take revenge on Julian after exposure of the corruption… Read More »Remembering Operation Mocking Bird – as we approach 2 years since Julian was arrested. Speech 9th April 2021.
Julian Assange had his internet disconnected while in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in March 2018. He had been granted political asylum by Ecuador in 2012 after Britain had threatened to raid the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he had been staying for several months.… Read More »Speech by Karyn 26 March 2021