The Julian Assange saga is a political one

Ebony Bennett
April 13 2024 - 5:30am

As President Joe Biden walked along the West Colonnade of the White House with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kushida this week, a reporter shouted a question: Did he have a response to Australia's request that he end Julian Assange's prosecution? Taking a moment to respond, sporting his signature aviators, Biden replied: "We're considering it."

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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