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Julian Assange is not the hero many want him to be

27 June 2024

3:35 AM

27 June 2024

3:35 AM

Some are celebrating the release of Julian Assange while others beg to differ. Were his actions those of a whistleblower interested in calling out war crimes and human rights violations? Or were his actions those of a traitor? Was it freedom of the press or a childish action by a self-centred activist with financial interest that threatened the lives of our military personnel and the lives of our allies?

Leading the celebrations, controversial Greens leader, Adam Bandt, tweeted that ‘Journalism is not a crime’.

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