The establishment has revealed the degree to which it fears Christine through its own coercive actions. The net result of their efforts will be, instead of silencing her, Assange supporters listening more intently than ever to what she has to say. They will work even harder to ensure that her voice is heard loud and clear.
During the emergency Unity4J discussion, Cian Westmoreland cited his favorite quote from the novel Cloud Atlas, explaining that he first came across the book and quote while serving in Afghanistan. He said that the passage emphasized the importance of even the smallest actions in shaping our future. The statement is intensely apt in describing the current fight for Assange’s safety. Each of our individual small acts – and equally our small inactions, will shape our collective future in determining whether the integrity of free speech is protected, and whether Assange will one day go free.
If Julian Assange’s asylum were to be revoked in any way, dangerously inept intelligence agencies, especially the CIA, would continue to operate outside the purview of public vision. We would have lost an important public voice and all pretenses of free press.
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