DID YOU HAVE ANY IDEA?

2 years is way too long for Julian Assange - to be subjected to jail, house arrest and after Asylum was granted, languishing with a chronic lung infection in the Ecuadorian Embassy for over six months. Dead silence now from Swedish Prosecutor Marianne Ny, who says she wants to ask him a few questions, but will not do so in any way that avoids the risk of him being extradited to the US. Her case is a shambles. No one's chromosomal DNA was found on the condom submitted as 'evidence' by Anna Ardin and Sofja Wilen refused to sign her statement when she discovered what Ardin and her policewoman friend Irmeli Krans were cooking up for Assange.

Even though the forensic exculpatory evidence has been available for well over two years, the British appeal process has excluded the details of the case as irrelevant, and Assange's defence has had to focus only on the legality of the European Arrest Warrant paperwork. Australian Diplomats continue to advise Julian to "Just go to Sweden" (and hopefully get it over with), while claiming no knowledge of a US Grand Jury, cables they received describing an investigation "unprecedented in scale and nature", and a sealed indictment that awaits only Asange's placement in custody - anywhere - to be opened.

So who is Australia helping? Ecuador would say they are helping those who continue to persecute Julian Assange. The Support Assange and Wikileaks Coalition went to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, on the second anniversary of detainment, to deliver DFAT's own documents, obtained through FOI requests. They added a large collection of "Facts for Bob" regarding US involvement in the case. The demanded effective action from DFAT to secure Assange's life and freedom. It wasn't exactly a warm reception. An unidentified staff member asked police to taser them...

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