Bob Carr now lauds Julian Assange for "delivering on our right to know". But when he could do something about Assange's treatment, he had a very different view.
Crikey readers discuss the cases of Julian Assange and Yang Hengjun, and the government's handling of the GDP slump.
Julian Assange did what any good journalist should do: minimise his source's chances of being found out. But that is now conspiracy to commit a crime in the eyes of the US government.
Crikey readers discuss Julian Assange's arrest, election gaffes and Tony Abbott.
Crikey readers discuss the implications of Julian Assange's arrest.
The debate over whether Julian Assange is a journalist or not serves no purpose other than to undercut future press freedom.
Barrister and legal adviser to Julian Assange, Greg Barns, discusses the developments in Assange's case and what's likely to come next.
On the ground in the UK, Crikey's correspondent-at-large covers Julian Assange's first court appearance in London.
The Guardian has disgraced itself utterly, and trashed its "facts are sacred" mantra in this, its latest obsessive pursuit of WikiLeaks.