Pamela Anderson has called on Australia to do more & # 39; for the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Appear on 2DayFM Breakfast with Grant, Ed & Ash On Friday, the 51-year-old former Baywatch star said Prime Minister Scott Morrison should bring the Queensland-born journalist to Australia.
& # 39; (Assange) is now in terrible circumstances, & # 39; she said. & # 39; I am surprised that Australia has not done for him anymore. & # 39;
& # 39; Fight for him & # 39 ;: Pamela Anderson has called on Australia to do more & # 39; & # 39; for the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
She then urged Morrison to bring & # 39; Julian home & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Fight for him, & # 39; she continued. & # 39; It was not easy and he is an Australian citizen. Australia must be very proud of him. & # 39;
She added: & # 39; He needs all the protection he can get because he is in great danger. & # 39;
Despite his predicament, Anderson said Assange is willing to risk his life to expose people who are corrupt in governments.
& # 39; He needs all the protection he can get & # 39 ;: the former Baywatch star said Prime Minister Scott Morrison should bring the Queensland-born journalist back to Australia
She then defended WikiLeaks herself and defended the organization for exposing war crimes to the public.
& # 39; I hate it when people say that WikiLeaks endangers someone's life, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; How many countries, how many civilians, how many wars must happen to blame people for people who actually kill people? & # 39;
The actress-turned activist also warned that freedom of the press is at stake if Assange is not liberated.
& # 39; It's the big guy who picks up the underdog and we all have to support him because you can see how it changes.
Risking Everything: Despite his predicament, Anderson said that Assange & # 39; is willing to risk his life to expose people who are corrupt in governments & # 39;
& # 39; Everywhere in the publishing industry (world), how everything is changed. Freedom from the press just goes away, and this is the first introduction to what is really happening, so of course they want to shut him up and lock him up. & # 39;
It was revealed on Wednesday that Assange was too ill to appear in court because of a request for extradition from the US about hacking and espionage.
He would have & # 39; dramatic weight loss & # 39; suffered from poor health since he was imprisoned for 50 weeks for missing the bail in 2012.
He has been relocated to the hospital wing of the Belmarsh Prison in the midst of & # 39; serious concerns & # 39; for his health after spending seven years in the London embassy in Ecuador.
WikiLeaks said this week that his health had deteriorated to such an extent that he is now unable to even have a conversation.
& # 39; They want to shut him up and lock him up & # 39 ;: the actress-turned activist also warned that freedom of the press is at stake if Assange is not liberated
Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for bail if he did not surrender to the police in 2012.
The founder of Wikileaks was convicted of breaching the bail after he entered the Ecuadorian embassy and applied for political asylum while he wanted to deny that he was denying sexual charges in Sweden.
Assange also fights extradition to the United States, where he is sought for questioning about the activities of WikiLeaks.
He sought political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012 after leaking hundreds of thousands of classified US diplomatic cables on his whistleblower website.
Arrest: Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for bail if he did not surrender to the police in 2012 (image date 2017)
The US Department of Justice has sued Assange on 18 points relating to his & # 39; alleged role in one of the biggest compromises of secret information in the history of the United States & # 39;
He is accused of collaborating with Chelsea Manning, former US Army intelligence agent, about illegally obtaining and disclosing secret documents relating to national defense, a statement said.
The Ministry of Justice said that Assange has published a serious and imminent risk by publishing non-updated versions of the leaked files & # 39; human resources. called.
After a federal grand jury sent the charge back, WikiLeaks quickly issued a tweet describing the move as & # 39; madness & # 39 ;.
& # 39; How many countries, how many civilians, how many wars must happen to blame people for people who actually kill people? & # 39; Anderson also defended WikiLeaks for uncovering war crimes
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