A group of cryptocurrency punks recently launched a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) in an attempt to free imprisoned WikiLeaks founder and activist Julian Assange. So far, the DAO has raised $7.5 million in Ether, which will be used to help pay Assange's legal fees and raise public awareness of his case.

Assangedao has raised nearly $6 million to help fund Julian Assange's legal efforts and shed light on the systemic failures of our justice system.

A decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) has been created to help set Julian Assange free. Assange, a prominent journalist and activist who founded the WikiLeaks website, is under investigation by the U.S. government for releasing a series of 2010 Army intelligence leaks given to him by Chelsea Manning (formerly Bradley Manning). The U.S. would like to see Assange extradited to the U.S. for his involvement in the release of classified U.S. intelligence documents.

Assange is currently being held in London's high-security Belmarsh prison, where the whistleblower has been residing since 2019. Assange Road wants to expose corruption related to the Assange case and help free the militant from incarceration. The organization's website explains that the focus is on continuing the fight for Julian Assange. "Freedom for Julian Assange," the assangedao.org website details. The website adds.

We will raise funds to help pay his legal fees and campaign to raise public awareness of the systemic failures of our justice system. We, the cryptocurrency punks, are rallying for a fellow cryptocurrency punk in trouble.

DAO issues judicial governance tokens with the help of digital artist Pak

In addition, the site quotes Assange as saying, "One of the best ways to achieve justice is to expose injustice." To date, the Assange-centric DAO has raised 2,533.91 Ether or roughly $7.5 million using the current Ether (ETH) exchange rate. Essentially, the DAO aims to raise Ether in exchange for $JUSTICE governance tokens to bid on 1/1 NFT.

The irreplaceable token (NFT) art was produced by digital artist Pak in collaboration with Julian Assange, the group explained in a DAO fundraiser on juicebox.money. According to Assange's team, the Assange family has backed the project and is "working closely with DAO.

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