Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s Speech From Ecuador’s London Embassy

On Sunday August 19th, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gave a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In this, his first appearance in two months after showing up at the embassy’s doorstep to seek refuge and political asylum on June 19th, Assange addressed the public and urged the world, especially the U.S., to stop persecuting whistleblowers and journalists uncovering crimes and injustices.

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Environmental Justice For Somalia

This short documentary presents the issue that lead to the piracy situation in Somalia, an angle which is rarely discussed. It explains why the local community has gotten together to protect the shoreline from the hazardous dumping of toxic and nuclear waste by foreign vessels which has been going on since at least 1991. The evidence of this appeared on the beaches in 2004 when many containers filled with toxic waste were washed up by the waves.

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