AUSTRALIAN SENATE

  • Assange to contest 2013 Australia elections January 31, 2013

    Melbourne: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, will run for a Senate seat in Australia this year and his mother feels he would offer a good break from the 'US lackeys' in politics. The confirmation was made by WikiLeaks on its Twitter...
  • WikiLeaks' Assange eyes Australian Senate March 17, 2012

    Sydney: The founder and leader of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, plans to run for a seat in Australia's Upper House of Parliament, the antisecrecy group announced on Twitter on Saturday. The comments could not be immediately confirmed. Australianborn Assange, 40, is currently under house arrest in Britain and fighting extradition to Sweden for...
  • Attacks on Indian students not racism: report November 27, 2009

    Melbourne: An Australian Senate Committee formed to investigate a series of violent attacks on Indian students this year has ruled out racism as the prime motive but Indian student groups say the authorities are in denial. "There was very little evidence that the assaults were based on racism or discrimination,"...