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'Our time has come' Assange tells rally

04 February 2011 | 06:28:28 PM | Source: AAP

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the era of the internet generation has arrived and he'll continue to expose "abusive organisations".

Speaking in a recorded message to a public meeting in Melbourne on Friday, Mr Assange said can't wait to be back in his home town and called on Australians concerned about his plight to take action.

He compared WikiLeaks' push for more transparent governance to the civil rights movement of the 1950s, the peace movement of the 1960s, feminism movements and the environmental movement.

"For the internet generation this is our challenge and this is our time," Mr Assange said.

"We support a cause that is no more radical a proposition than that the citizenry has a right to scrutinise the state.

"The state has asserted its authority by surveilling, monitoring and regimenting all of us, all the w

Added: Feb-4-2011 Occurred On: Feb-4-2011
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