By KATHRYN KELLY Whistleblower David McBride is facing five national security-related charges, carrying up to life imprisonment, for leaking information to the ABC. Independent MP Andrew Wilkie last week put a motion in Parliament noting that military lawyer David had been warning Defence about command failings and about the conduct of the war in Afghanistan… [Read more] How is David McBride’s prosecution in the public interest?
David McBride faces a lifetime in jail for exposing #WarCrimes of the #ToxicSAS. The same issues finally released in the #BreretonReport. Julian Assange is being persecuted and prosecuted for exposing US war crimes. Bernard Collaery and Witness K are fighting charges for exposing Australia for using government military spies to gain a commercial advantage over East Timor in deals for their natural resources. #ProtectWhistleblowers
September 16 2019, Canberra Food Coop, 5.30pm (soup) for 6:00pm start. Competition with China is fast becoming an organising principle of U.S. economic, foreign and security policies. The new “digital iron curtain” that will separate the globe into U.S. and Chinese technological zones runs through Australia, which has banned Chinese telco giant Huawei from supplying… [Read more] An Evening with Clinton Fernandes
Here the #FreeMcBride banner, painting completed, on my work table in the creative chaos of Havachat, Rockhampton. Three days work, marking out, masking and painting. Design courtesy Somerset Bean and Cate Adams. Borders yet to be sewn on. David McBride is presently facing prosecution in the ACT Supreme Court for leaking the Afghan Files. The… [Read more] #Free McBride – Protect Whistleblowers – Jail war criminals
McBride actions… Protect Whistleblowers – Defend Democracy We had fun painting the banner – Cate, Lorese and Lesley – with cake. David McBride addressed the crowd “(It’s not to do with my case)… in Syria – I think it was Amnesty International worked out that the coalition declared we killed 100 civilians in a particular… [Read more] Support McBride – It’s About Exposing War Crimes
I spoke today at a street rally at the UK High Commission , Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra , at 12 noon Friday 26 April, for Julian Assange . Here are my speaking notes as delivered: Tony Kevin (former Australian ambassador , independent author, see www.tonykevin.com.au) My thanks to Christine Assange, Julian’s mother in Australia, to Lorese… [Read more] We must fight against Assange’s Extradition to US – Tony Kevin