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 anti-secrecy group announced on Twitter on Saturday. The comments could not be immediately confirmed. Australian-born 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,"...