Born in Queensland, Australia in 1971, Julian Assange is a remarkable man that is known worldwide for being the powerful figure behind WikiLeaks, and his story is an absorbing and fascinating one. He grew up on unsteady grounds, moving around Australia with his mother, changing houses and schools throughout his youth. He intensely studied programming, mathematics and even physics at some of Australia’s finest universities, and he has certainly put his knowledge to good use in life. He created WikiLeaks in 2006 and has been instrumental in some of the most influential and controversial leaks of classified information in this century.
The impact Julian Assange and the Wikileaks organization has had on current events cannot be underestimated. The exposure of classified information from various sources has played heavily in current political and geographical news. From the disclosure of state secrets theft by Chelsea Manning, the Democratic National Committee documents and the Hillary Clinton emails, all have been global groundbreaking news stories. The results of his actions and Wikileaks is known have heavily influenced the 2016 United States’ Presidential Election, effectively making history and undeniably deserving of recognition.
There is no doubt Julian Assange is a Patriot who deserves recognition. He has taken the lead in giving up his freedoms and sacrificing his rights in the pursuit of justice. From spending 7 years in exile in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to being charged in multiple international legal courts. He needs our support now more than ever. Please donate today to recognize Julian Assange’s efforts.