“It’s time for Albanese to get on the phone to his mate Joe Biden, and insist this Australian be returned to us.”
Australian actor Michael Caton is among those calling for Julian Assange’s release. Source: SBS News
Mr Albanese has said he doesn’t see the purpose of the “ongoing pursuit” of Mr Assange.
“I hope that I’m wrong, but even if I am wrong, I think it’s necessary for all of us to place as much pressure as we possibly can on the government; not just the Australian government, but also the UK government and the US government.”
“It has always been an intensely political matter,” he told AAP.
Former CIA engineer convicted in WikiLeaks espionage case
Vault 7 was a collection of malware, viruses, trojans, and “zero day” exploits that, once leaked out, were available for use by foreign intelligence groups, hackers and cyber extortionists around the world.
With AAP and AFP.