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Wikileaks Party- official registration open for comment until June 24

logo-Wikileaksballot-boxSmWikiLeaks Party closer to registering SMH, May 22, 2013  Paul Osborne, AAP Senior Political Writer The WikiLeaks political party is a step closer to being registered in Australia.

The Australian Electoral Commission on Wednesday published the constitution of the WikiLeaks Party and opened up the party’s official registration for public comment until June 24. WikiLeaks website founder Julian Assange plans to run for the Senate in Victoria at the September 14 election…. The WikiLeaks Party aims to run Senate candidates in Victoria, NSW and Western Australia.

Among the party’s objectives in its constitution are to “do all that is necessary to secure, develop and protect human rights and freedoms” and to hold governments, unions and corporations accountable for their actions.

The 10 names on the party application do not include Mr Assange. ….

May 23, 2013 - Posted by | election 2013, Wikileaks

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