17 Nov '11, 11am

Assange's mum calls for Australian intervention against extradition: CANBERRA… #FreeAssangeNow

Assange's mum calls for Australian intervention against extradition: CANBERRA… #FreeAssangeNow

Julian Assange's (above) mother protested outside Parliament House during President Barack Obama's visit on Thursday, demanding Australia lobby the United States (US) against extraditing her son in a WikiLeaks investigation. -- PHOTO: AFP CANBERRA (AP) - Julian Assange's mother protested outside Parliament House during President Barack Obama's visit on Thursday, demanding Australia lobby the United States (US) against extraditing her son in a WikiLeaks investigation. Scores of protesters in Australia's capital demanded the government show independence from US foreign policy. Mrs Christine Assange accused Australian government leaders of being 'star struck' by Mr Obama, who received a standing ovation after addressing Parliament on his first Australian visit as president. 'The looks on the faces of the Australian politicians were no different to teenagers at the airport wai...

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