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Julian Assange Shows His True Colors: “Jewish Conspiracy” Against WikiLeaks

Assange and Jermas/"Shamir"

COMMENT: Evidently feeling the heat, WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has shown something of his true nature–not the altruistic “warrior for truth” that he represents himself as being. In an article in Private Eye (UK), Assange posited a Jewish conspiracy against WikiLeaks, reacting to criticism of his selection of a celebratory anti-Semite, Holocaust denier and intimate of the Swedish Nazi milieu Joran Jermas, aka “Israel Shamir.”

Defending this overt fascist, who has stated that “It is the duty of all good Christians and Muslims to deny the Holocaust,” Assange initially blamed the bad publicity the  group has received over this Nazi on a “Jewish conspiracy.” Considering that The Guardian (UK) was one of his targets in that rhetorical flourish, the comment is as ludicrous as it is offensive and revealing–The Guardian is fiercely anti-Israel.

Assange echoed the substance of his remarks about Jermas/”Shamir” in an article in The New York Times.

“Report Says Assange Complains of Jewish Smear Campaign” by Ravi Somaiya; The New York Times; 3/1/2011.

EXCERPT: . . . . He was especially angry about a Private Eye report that Israel Shamir, an Assange associate in Russia, was a Holocaust denier. Mr. Assange complained that the article was part of a campaign by Jewish reporters in London to smear WikiLeaks.

A lawyer for Mr. Assange could not immediately be reached for comment, but in a statement later released on the WikiLeaks Twitter feed, Mr. Assange said Mr. Hislop had “distorted, invented or misremembered almost every significant claim and phrase.”

The Private Eye article quoted Mr. Assange as saying the conspiracy was led by The Guardian and included the newspaper’s editor, Alan Rusbridger, and investigations editor, David Leigh, as well as John Kampfner, a prominent London journalist who recently reviewed two books about WikiLeaks for The Sunday Times of London.

When Mr. Hislop pointed out that Mr. Rusbridger was not Jewish, Mr. Assange countered that The Guardian’s editor was “sort of Jewish” because he and Mr. Leigh, who is Jewish, were brothers-in-law. . . .


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2 comments for “Julian Assange Shows His True Colors: “Jewish Conspiracy” Against WikiLeaks”

  1. From March 7th to the 20th, there will be a worldwide boycott campaign against Israel and Israel products. The timing with Assange’s anti-semitic statements is particularly striking here.There is also something else of the same kind that made the news this week. Christian Dior designer John Galliano (the links between the fashion industry and fascism are almost of public record) also made some anti-semitic remarks in some coffee shops in Paris. The incidents made it to the news. He was fired since.

    In the case of Assange, I think we can assume that his remarks were purposefully uttered in the broader agenda of the anti-Israel boycott two week operation. In the case of Galliano, he may probably not be even aware of it, but certain people made sure that it would receive a reasonable media coverage and maybe inflated the events a little bit. This is a link for the story:

    http://www.montrealgazette.com/life/Designer+anti+Semitic+rant+caught+video/4363445/story.html

    Like Kennedy said, things don’t happen, things are maid to happen.

    Have a great day.

    Posted by Claude | March 3, 2011, 11:03 pm
  2. http://www.unbiasedtech.com/assanges-talk-show-to-begin-airing-in-march/

    Assange’s Talk Show to Begin Airing in March

    Wikileaks announced that Julian Assange will soon be the host of a talk show with the theme “the world tomorrow.”

    According to Wikileaks, the half-hour series will start in mid-March and they have currently signed for just 10 episodes, being available across cable, satellite and terrestrial broadcast networks.

    According to the series licensing contact address, the show will be produced by Quick Roll Productions.

    “Through this series I will explore the possibilities for our future in conversations with those who are shaping it. Are we heading towards utopia, or dystopia and how we can set our paths? This is an exciting opportunity to discuss the vision of my guests in a new style of show that examines their philosophies and struggles in a deeper and clearer way than has been done before.” – Julian Assange
    The Australian reported that Julian Assange will interview ““key political players, thinkers and revolutionaries from around the world.”

    Posted by R. Wilson | January 24, 2012, 8:32 pm

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