Video: At Sydney rally Assange’s father demands Australian government secure son’s release

Protesters at a demonstration in Sydney last Friday were addressed by John Shipton, Julian Assange’s father, Socialist Equality Party election candidate Oscar Grenfell, journalist Mary Kostakidis, psychologist Dr Lissa Johnson, Greg Barnes, the WikiLeaks founder’s chief Australian lawyer and others. Speakers at the event, held on World Press Freedom Day, demanded that the Australian government act to secure Assange’s freedom.