Part 2 (of 4): Julian Assange Wikileaks founder Press Conference, Geneva, Switzerland 11/04/2010

Wikileaks founder and spokesman Julian Assange reveals important information at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: The full transcript of this Press Conference can be read here: Julian Assange Wikileaks founder Winner of the 2009 Amnesty International Media Award Press Conference Geneva Press Club, Geneva November 4th 2010 11:30 AM ‘We’ve been both expert witness and observer to human rights abuses by the United States government in various areas and a victim of some those abuses ourselves. It should not be the case that a media organisation with a track record now of 4 years exposing Human Rights abuses and the Winner of the 2009 Amnesty International Award for human rights and exposing extra juridical assassinations in Kenya should itself be in a position where it feels threatened because it has been threatened. Some of the information that I will be speaking about today comes from the Pentagon or from internal records of the Pentagon, which have been given to us – we presume – by US military whistleblowers. Geoff Morrell, spokesman of the Pentagon, demanded on August 12 and on noumerous other occations that this organisation destroy it’s previous publications relating to the Pentagon, destroy it’s upcoming publications relating to the Pentagon and cease to deal with US military wistleblowers. That is an extraordinary demand for restraint of the press. That