Saturday, February 11, 2012

#Iraq #Assange : Pilger Says U.S. Want Assange !

TONY EASTLEY: Writer John Pilger has been intimately involved in the case. He's one of a number of prominent people on the Assange Defence Committee.

He's not banking on a happy outcome from the Supreme Court appeal in London and he says the only other avenue of appeal, via the European Court of human rights, would be unaffordable.

John Pilger claims that the US is working secretly to have Assange extradited, and there's little hope that the Australian Government will intervene.

John Pilger, good morning. You're not confident of Julian Assange's prospects, why?

JOHN PILGER: Because what is happening in London is really only the tip of this more