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Ecuador grants political asylum to Julian Assange – a victory for human rights

In this era where most governments seem intent on dismantling human rights, it is pleasing to be able to praise the government of Ecuador for their decision to grant political asylum to Julian Assange.

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Bradley Manning – we salute your service

“Real power begins where secrecy begins” – Hannah Arendt, The Origin of Totalitarianism A new report states that Bradley Manning, who is currently in military custody in the United States awaiting trial for passing information to Wikileaks, “acted as a whistleblower and should be treated as such.”