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PM needs to bring Julian Assange home: Pamela Anderson

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Pamela Anderson says Prime Minister Scott Morrison should defend WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and aid his return to Australia.

Pamela Anderson has called on Scott Morrison to stand up for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and help bring him back to Australia.

The former Baywatch star said the prime minister should lend his support to Australian-born Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for six years.

Australia needs to be doing more to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to Anderson.
Australia needs to be doing more to help Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to Anderson.
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She also denied rumours she was anything more than a friend of Assange, but said in an interview with Nine Network's 60 Minutes that they have a close bond which they describe as a "romantic struggle".

Assange took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in 2012, after British courts ordered his extradition to Sweden to face questioning in a sexual molestation case.

The case was dropped but supporters have said Assange fears he could be extradited to the United States if he leaves the embassy over the publication of US diplomatic and military secrets by WikiLeaks.

The pair share close bond which they describe as a
The pair share close bond which they describe as a "romantic struggle".
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In a message to Mr Morrison, Anderson said: "Defend your friend and get Julian his passport back and take him back to Australia and be proud of him and throw him a parade when he gets home."

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