Skip to comments.Wikileaks' Assange plans to run for Australian parliamentóreport
Posted on 03/17/2012 6:06:26 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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 questioning over alleged sex crimes.
"We have discovered that it is possible for Julian Assange to run for the Australian Senate while detained. Julian has decided to run," WikiLeaks tweeted on Saturday.
The earliest Senate election would not be until late 2013.
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He could run for “Assh*le” and I still wouldn’t vote for him.
Lol. However, if he runs, he’ll probably win by a landslide, so powerful is “celebrity”.
“anti-secrecy group”. It’s something OTHER than secrecy they oppose. It’s Western democracy.
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