Julian Assange – The ‘Elephant in the room’ at today’s Media Roundtable
Luke is joined by Greg Barns SC, Assange Campaign Legal Advisor, who joins Assange supporters who say he will be the ‘elephant in the room’ as the Federal Government hosts a media roundtable in Canberra today.
For almost 14 years, Assange has been detained in the UK for publishing information about alleged war crimes by the US Government and its spy agency the CIA.
The Assange case has also ignited calls for Australia to adopt strong shield laws that would protect journalists from revealing their sources.
Mr Barns, says journalists must be protected even if they publish inconvenient truths.
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