Julian Assange receives Yoko Ono Lennon Courage Award + full text of acceptance speech

Tweets from the Yoko Ono Lennon Courage Awards held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, 3 February 2013. Awarded to Julian Assange in absentia. Full text of Assange's acceptance speech can be read here: http://www.twitlonger.com/show/ku2ld8
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Ricardo Patiño @RicardoPatinoEC
Dentro de una hora estaré presente en el acto de entrega del "Premio al Valor" que le ofrece Yoko Ono Lennon a Julian Assange, en ausencia
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
Heading out to Yoko Ono event honouring Julian Assange here in New York. Shame he can't be here himself.
Ricardo Patiño @RicardoPatinoEC
Ahora disfrutamos de una cena encantadora con Yoko Ono Lennon y varios de sus amigos, asi como amigos de Julian Assange. @MashiRafael
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
#SuperBowl power outage. What do you expect if you list the thing the same day as the Yoko Ono Courage award. No power outage at the MoMa!
Ricardo Patiño @RicardoPatinoEC
Participa en cena con Yoko Ono Lennon Daniel Ellsberg, quien reveló documentos sobre la guerra de Vietnam, lo que le valió freoz persecución
Ricardo Patiño @RicardoPatinoEC
Ahora escuchamos la canción de John Lennon "Gimme Some Truth"
Ricardo Patiño @RicardoPatinoEC
Yoko le entrega el Premio al Valor para Julian Assange a su representante aquí, Baltazar Garzón
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
Yoko Ono to #Assange: thank you for the truth you brought giving us knowledge and wisdom to heal the world #WikiLeaks
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
Garzon and @justleft reading speech on behalf of #Assange: my voice is free and with my voice I yell for freedom of speech and information
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
@YokoOno at MoMa now announcing 2013 Courage Award goes to Julian #Assange (more follows)
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
@justleft and Garzon for #Assange: thank the people of Ecuador and President Correa for their courageous stance #WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
Judge Baltasar Garzon and Michael Ratner (@JustLeft) from @theCCR accepting award on #Assange's behalf #CourageAward (more..)
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
#Assange: this award to #WikiLeaks sources and staff - whose dedication and sacrifices allow us to better understand our world
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
Judge Garzon (in Spanish) and Michael Ratner (in English) now reading acceptance speech from #Assange, since he is detained (more..)
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
#Assange thanks anonymous volunteers and volunteers from Anonymous listing all by name - including #AaronSwartz and #Hammond #WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
Yoko Ono Courage Award: There are around 150 guests in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) to hear the award. #CourageAward
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
#Assange: with the courage, love and tenacity of our supporters - #WikiLeaks cannot be silenced
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
#CourageAward Julian's speech in absentia: First of all, I want to thank Yoko Ono Lennon for her courage and (cont) http://t.co/L42vnntj
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
Ellsberg quotes Julian "courage is contagious"; hopes this will catch on in the Nobel Peace Prize to make award to #Manning & #Assange
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
#CourageAward: Daniel Esllberg now speaking. "I hope this award will inspire others to act...."
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
#CourageAward: Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino (@RicardoPatinoEC) now speaking...
Jen Robinson @suigenerisjen
Foreign Minister of Ecuador, Ricardo Patino speaks about John Lennon - a person who changed the world - on occasion of #Assange award
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
Patino: the values we fight for in America and Latin America today are the same that were conveyed through Lennon's work #Assange #WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks @wikileaks
Appropriate that Yoko played John Lennon's song "Gimme Some Truth" at an award ceremony for #Assange #WikiLeaks #CourageAward
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