Former Brazil President Lula backs Julian Assange

Reported 10 December 2010

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has criticised the arrest of the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as “an attack on freedom of expression”. 

Former President Lula said the internet publication of secret US cables had “exposed a diplomacy that appeared untouchable”.

He also criticised other governments for failing to condemn the arrest.

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Editors Note: Is there need for a WorldLeaders4Assange group?