On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
Assange asks to end US war on whistleblowers
Mr Assange spoke from the first floor balcony of the embassy and asked the U-S Government to give up its ‘witch-hunt” against WikiLeaks. The founder sought asylum with Ecuador after a British court ordered that he could be extradited to Sweden to face sexual assault accusations. Mr Assange has said the talk about prosecuting media organisations must stop and that the U-S war on whistle-blowers must end.