::fibreculture:: From Joh Bjelke to Julian Assange

Geert Lovink geert at desk.nl
Mon Jul 9 11:19:16 CEST 2012


> YOUTUBE - "From Joh Bjelke to Julian Assange, Free Speech Use it or  
> Lose It!" *Photos & interviews re: ongoing solidarity with Julian  
> Assange
>
> YOUTUBE -
> From Joh Bjelke to Julian Assange.
> Free Speech Use it or Lose it!
> That was Then This is Now!
>
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSyZI1kGrHs [1]
>
> Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) born and raised, former anti-war
> prisoner of the United States, Ciaron O'Reilly reflects on a life of
> free expression & nonviolent anti-war resistance.
>
> Music "Rum Corps" by "The Joes".
> Tech support from Damien and Simon.
>
> "I will tell you something about stories, he said.
> They aren't just entertainment
> Don't be fooled,
> They all we have, you see,
> all we have to fight off illness and death.
>
> You don't have anything
> If you don't have stories.
>
> Their evil is mighty
> but it can't stand up to our stories,
> So they try to destroy the stories
> let the stories be confused or forgotten,
> They would like that
> They would be happy
> because we would be defenseless then....."
>
> - Leslie Marmon Silko, Native American writer of the Laguna Pueblo
> tribe
>
> INTERVIEWS/PHOTOS London/Brisbane - Gig in Solidarity with Julian
> Assange @ Turnstyles in Brisbane July 7th. 2012
>
> Free Speech Use it or Lose it!
> From Joh Bjelke Petersen to Julian Assange.
> That was Then This is Now!
>
> PHOTO - Ciaron O'Reilly MCing describing a life of
> protest, with music and pics from 70s till Wikileaks.
> http://twitpic.com/a4verg [2]
>
> PHOTO = J7 gig takes a phone call from ex-SAS Iraq War vet Ben Griffin
> to the J7 Gig.
> http://twitpic.com/a4vj2a [3]
>
> Ben now joins a daily solidarity outside the Ecuadoran Embassy in
> London
> Slideshow http://tinyurl.com/bmflbrm [4]
>
> AUDIO - July 3rd. John Jiggins interviews Ciaron O'Reilly before the
> July 7 Solidarity Gig in Brisbane for Julian Assange
> http://soundcloud.com/ian-curr/sets/wikileakes [5]
>
> June 26th. ABC RADIO Brisbane
> Steve Austin interviews Ciaron O'Reilly on the Persecution of Julian
> Assange
> http://blogs.abc.net.au/files/260612-sa-ciaron-oreilly.mp3 [6]
>
> Ciaron O'Reilly
> Blog http://ciaron.wordpress.com/
>
> "The poor tell us who we are,
> The prophets tell us who we could be,
> So we hide the poor,
> And kill the prophets."
> Phil Berrigan
>
> Links:
> ------
> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSyZI1kGrHs
> [2] http://twitpic.com/a4verg
> [3] http://twitpic.com/a4vj2a
> [4] http://tinyurl.com/bmflbrm
> [5] http://soundcloud.com/ian-curr/sets/wikileakes
> [6] http://blogs.abc.net.au/files/260612-sa-ciaron-oreilly.mp3





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