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  • FreeTheTruth – Bjartmar Alexandersson interviewed by Dr Deepa Driver
    Key witness inAssange caseadmits to liesin indictment This interview is part of the #FreeTheTruth event series. In this interview, journalist Bjartmar Alexandersson, who revealed how the FBI’s case against Julian Assange is based on a pack of lies. Alexandersson conducted over 9 hours of recorded interviews with Sigurdur […]
  • Our Friend Julian – Writers defend Julian Assange
    On May 3rd, World Press Day, eleven distinguished writers will be heard in defence of Julian Assange. Assange is still being held in Belmarsh prison, as he awaits an appeal from the US government against Westminster Magistrates Court’s earlier refusal to extradite him. His only ‘crime’ is to have revealed […]
  • International Symposium of Parliamentarians – Saturday 17 April 12pm noon BST (UK time)
    Julian Assange is facing a 175 year sentence for publishing US government documents revealing evidence of war crimes and human rights abuses. The publication of these public interest releases were the result of collaboration between WikiLeaks and multiple news organizations including The New York Times, The Guardian, The […]
  • Lightning Talks: Assange Case – Next Steps
    23 March 2021 UK Magistrates Court issued a ruling blocking the US government’s request to extradite Julian Assange. The court ruled that extraditing him would be unsafe and it accepted that the evidence showed a high likelihood that Julian would die if the UK decided to extradite him. […]
  • Assange Case — What next
    20 February 2021 District Judge Vanessa Baraitser has blocked Julian Assange’s extradition! While her ruling adopted the U.S. government’s extremely dangerous arguments undermining press freedom, the judge found that because U.S. prison conditions are so deleterious, it would be unjust and oppressive to extradite Julian. Almost immediately the […]
  • Analysis: #AssangeCase and Extradition Ruling
    4 January 2021 An online discussion with David Davis Conservative Member of Parliament, Rebecca Vincent – International Campaigns manager of RSF, Richard Burgon Secretary of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs, Kristinn Hrafnsson – editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, and Craig Murray – former UK Diplomat, on 4th January […]
  • Marking the 10th anniversary of WikiLeaks’ Cablegate publication
    28 November 2020 10 years ago on 28 November 2010 WikiLeaks started publishing over 250 000 US diplomatic cables known as Cablegate along with Der Spiegel, El Pais, Le Monde the Guardian. It has transformed journalism in the digital age. The cables have contributed significantly to public and […]
  • WikiLeaks’ Iraq War Logs and what it means for Press Freedom
    15 August 2020 Preview(opens in a new tab) The Iraq war is the defining military conflict of the 21st century. Almost 10 years ago WikiLeaks published the Iraq War Logs along with The New York Times, The Guardian, El Pais, Washington Post and other news outlets. The Iraq […]
  • What would Julian Assange face in the U.S.?
    8 August 2020 Organized by Courage Foundation an online panel of experts to examine what Julian Assange would endure and be up against if the United Kingdom extradites him to the U.S., from pre- and potentially post-trial prison conditions, the lack of a public interest defense under the […]
  • WikiLeaks, Afghan War Logs and Press Freedom
    25 July 2020 On the 10th year anniversary of the release of the Afghan War logs former soldier Joe Glenton, jailed for refusing to fight in Afghanistan, and WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson will discuss the effects of that war and the importance of the freedom of the press, […]
  • ‘NOT IN OUR NAME: The Psychological Torture of Julian Assange’
    14 July 2020 Don’t Extradite Assange campaign special event Official launch of a film about the state torture on Assange, written, produced and directed by John Furse. A a film that will confound viewers just as the UN Special Rapporteur was confounded when he discovered the truth behind […]
  • The Assange Case and Collateral Murder
    20 June 2020, Online For the 10th year anniversary of WikiLeaks releasing Collateral Murder video, we commemorated this event with an online panel which you can watch here: Collateral Murder – 10 Years OnThe video shows how two Apache helicopters murdered 11 Iraqi people including two Rueters journalists. […]
  • Julian Assange: Doctors speak out
    6 June 2020, Online Julian Assange has been subjected to psychological torture. That is the conclusion of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. But it is not the only medical issue in a case where the defendant is held in a prison where two inmates have died of […]
  • Prisons and the Covid crisis
    16 May 2020, Online The UK’s already overcrowded prison system has been thrown into crisis by the outbreak of Covid 19. Prisoners and staff have suffered a high infection and death rate. The government at first promised an early release programme to reduce overcrowding, but then quickly abandoned […]
  • The US-UK Extradition Treaty – Should it be replaced?
    9 May 2020, Online The Treaty under which the United States is seeking to extradite Julian Assange has been widely condemned, even by Boris Johnson, as unbalanced. Some 200 UK citizens have been extradited from Britain to the US. Only 11 Americans have been extradited to the UK. […]
  • Whistleblowers for Assange
    25 April 2020, Online A chance to learn first-hand from some of whistleblowers who have shaped what we know about modern politics, the importance of free speech, a free press, and the case of Julian Assange. With, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, Katharine Gun who revealed Iraq War […]
  • Journalists speak out for Assange
    On the panel: John Pilger – award winning journalist, Stefania Maurizi- investigative journalist, Charles Glass – author, journalist, broadcaster
  • Collateral Murder – 10 Years On
    5 April 2020, Online The cockpit video of an Apache helicopter shooting journalists and Iraqi civilians became one of the greatest journalistic coups of this century when it was released 10 years ago. Ann Wright – retired United States Army colonel and retired U.S. State Department official, Kristinn […]
  • Demonstration over the extradition of Julian Assange at Parliament Square
    22 February 2020, Parliament Square London First major protest march to Parliament Squaren in support of Assange was lead by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd and Greek MP Yanis Varoufakis.They were joined in their call not to extradite Julian Assange by Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, John Shipton […]
  • Press Freedom and the case of Julian Assange
    4 February 2020, Logan Hall London Former Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell spoke at a public rally in central London joined by former Shadow Secretary of state Richard Burgon as well as Tim Dawson an executive of the National Union of Journalists, Nils Melzer the UN Special Rapporteur on […]
  • M.I.A at UK Home Office: “Don’t extradite Assange!”
    5 November 2019, Home Office London, World famous artist MIA, Croatian philosopher, author and political activist Srećko Horvat, and British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, joined Julian Assange’s father John Shipton with this protest to halt the extradition case against Julian Assange.
  • Roger Water “Wish You Were Here” at Home Office
    2 September 2019, Home Office London World famous musician Roger Waters, the co-founder of Pink Floyd performed the band’s classic  ‘Wish You Were Here’ after speaking about the importance of empathizing with Julian and defending him. John Pilger, filmmaker and journalist, opened the event with an impassioned speech […]