Assange asks his supporters to step up campaign

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has reportedly issued a plea to his supporters, who are calling for his release, to step up their campaign as he accused Visa, Mastercard and Paypal of being instruments of US foreign policy.

Updated: Dec 14, 2010, 15:30 PM IST

Melbourne: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has reportedly issued a plea to his supporters, who are calling for his release, to step up their campaign as he accused Visa, Mastercard and Paypal of being instruments of US
foreign policy.

Assange in a message through his mother, said he was determined to fight for the future of WikiLeaks.
"My convictions are unfaltering. I remain true to the
ideals I have always expressed," he was quoted as saying by
`The Age` from Wandsworth Prison in London.
"We now know that Visa, Mastercard and Paypal are
instruments of US foreign policy. It`s not something we knew
before. I am calling on the world to protect my work and my
people from these illegal and immoral acts," he said.

Bureau Report