Breaking Australia’s Silence: WikiLeaks and Freedom


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Public forum held on 16 March 2011 at the Sydney Town Hall. The event was staged by the Sydney Peace Foundation, Amnesty International, Stop the War Coalition, and supported by the City of Sydney.

Chaired by Mary Kostakidis, it featured speeches by John Pilger, Andrew Wilkie MP (the only serving Western intelligence officer to expose the truth about the Iraq invasion) and Julian Burnside QC, defender of universal human rights under the law. Attendance: 2500.


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  1. […] Jake Lynch is an advisor to TMS, being its Peace Journalist. He left his former TV career at the BBC and Sky News to become Associate Professor of Peace Journalism and Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Sydney Peace Foundation, which staged the Wikileaks event in Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday, March 16th 2011 [Posted on TMS last week […]