[A BETTER TRANSLATION WILL APPEAR SOON!]. AR: – What made you start a support campaign for Julian Assange in Germany?
GW: – It was an article in the serious weekly newspaper Die Zeit that made me react. I realized that the Assange trial was more than just a case of international abuse. I managed to get hundreds of signatures for a petition that we then got inserted as a full-page advertisement in the influential German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine. Normally, the newspaper is a conservative voice in Germany. We got a discount and paid only a third of the normal advertising price. We had heavy politicians on the list, among them a former foreign minister, an interior minister and a party leader. . .
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