[Picture: Fighting from the Front: Paddy Crumlin and Julian Assange During Meeting At Ecuadorean Embassy in London]
Maritime Union of Australia national secretary Paddy Crumlin released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of Julian Assange entering the Ecuadorean embassy in London on June 19, 2012, to seek political asylum:
"Throughout the MUA’s long history, our union has been at the forefront of a global human rights movement seeking justice and transparency.
We continue that long tradition today as we mark the one-year anniversary of Julian Assange entering the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
Two months later he was granted asylum by Ecuador and he has subsequently been effectively imprisoned in the Ecuadorean embassy.Read more