22 Apr '11, 11am

Supporters of WikiLeaks soldier heckle Obama: SAN FRANCISCO - PROTESTERS interrupted President B... #FreeAssangeNow

Supporters of WikiLeaks soldier heckle Obama: SAN FRANCISCO - PROTESTERS interrupted President B... #FreeAssangeNow

Protestors interrupted President Barack Obama at a fund-raiser on Thursday, breaking into song to press for the release of a US soldier (cutouts above) accused of leaking secret files that appeared on the WikiLeaks website. -- PHOTO: AFP SAN FRANCISCO - PROTESTERS interrupted President Barack Obama at a fund-raiser on Thursday, breaking into song to press for the release of a US soldier accused of leaking secret files that appeared on the WikiLeaks website. Mr Obama, who came to California to sell his deficit-reduction plan and raise money for his re-election campaign, was addressing a room of about 200 people - many of whom paid as much as US$35,800 (S$44,000) to see him - when a woman announced that she and others had composed him a song. Then she and her nine table-mates broke into a song that called for 23-year-old soldier Bradley Manning to be released. 'Now, where wa...

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