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  • IMPRISONED NOT SILENCED:
    an evening of solidarity with writers at risk
    2 December 2022 – 7.00 to 8.30 PM 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ The Frontline Club, PEN International, and English PEN are delighted to invite you to an evening of reflection on how literature, journalism, and other forms of writing are both the target of censorship and […]
  • Night Carnival for Assange
    After a successful #FreeAssange #HumanChain event last October we are going to take the streets of London for a Night Carnival. Bring torches, lanterns, masks, drums, pots and pans! Date and time Saturday, February 11, 2023, 4:00 PM GMT Assemble Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A 3LU London, United Kingdom […]
  • Hacking Justice: Julian Assange film screening and panel discussion
    Register for the launch of a new campaign in solidarity with Julian Assange, including a livestreamed screening of “Hacking Justice” + Q&A Amnesty International UK 25 New Inn Yard London EC2A 3EA United Kingdom Date and time Tue, 11 October 2022, 18:00 – 20:30 BST About the event […]
  • Free Assange Human Chain 8 October
    Thousands of people have now pledged to surround UK parliament on Oct 8th by forming a Human Chain. Supporters around the world are holding rallies in solidarity including in Washington DC, with a great line up of speakers like Ben & Jerry’s cofounder Ben Cohen, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist […]
  • Free Assange Open Top Bus Tour Protest
    Join us on our open-top bus tour protest. When: Friday, July 1, 2022 at 11am BST (arrive 15minutes early if you want to secure a seat on the bus). Where: Home Office, 2 Marsham St, London SW1P 4DF Register https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-assange-open-top-bus-tour-rally-tickets-373210561837
  • Protest To Priti Patel May 17th
    Priti Patel must make the right choice. She must save Free Speech and Press Freedom. She must Free Assange. Priti Patel, Don’t Extradite Assange! Julian Assange’s defence is providing it’s final arguments to Priti Patel on May 17th. Anytime after this date up to May 31st she has […]
  • Hacking Justice – Cinema Film Screening and Q&A
    The documentary “Hacking Justice: Julian Assange” has been broadcast on several European television outlets and shown at Film Festivals around the world. Directors: Clara López Rubio, Juan Pancorbo When: 18 May, Doors 6pm GMT Where: Curzon Soho Cinema, 99 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 5DY Q&A with: Julian Assange’s […]
  • 3 Brussels Events – Europe Free Assange
    The Case of Julian Assange – University Lecture On Friday 22nd April at 7:30pm CET Christophe Marchand and Dr Deepa Driver and Roger Waters will speak at a lecture about the case of Julian Assange, organized by the EU Free Assange campaign. This university lecture discussion aims to […]
  • Hacking Justice: Julian Assange – Film Screening and Q&A
    The documentary “Hacking Justice: Julian Assange” has been broadcast on several European television outlets and shown at Film Festivals around the world. Directors: Clara López Rubio, Juan Pancorbo When: Monday, April 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM BST Where: Khalili Lecture Theatre(KLT), SOAS University, 10 Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H […]
  • Assange Wedding
    We invite you to join us outside of Belmarsh Prison on March 23rd at 1pm-4pm local time for Julian Assange and Stella Moris’ wedding. Can I send gifts? Julian and Stella have asked that instead of sending gifts, please consider one of the following: Donate to the new […]
  • Set Julian Assange Free! An event in support of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and freedom of expression!
    We invite you to join us in Oslo Norway on March 17th at 19:30 local time for a SetJulianFree.org event in cooperation with Norwegian PEN, Kulturkirken Jakob, and the Don’t Extradite Assange campaign. www.ticketmaster.no/event/sett-julian-assange-fri-billetter/685253 Featuring John Shipton, Julian’s father Nils Melzer, UN rapporteur interviewed by prof. Mads Andenæs (on […]
  • EU Free Assange Rally Brussels
    This online panel aims to introduce the “EU Free Assange Concert/Rally” taking place on 23rd April 2022 in Brussels. A call to action so the people of Europe can voice their support for freeing Julian Assange, as well as a reminder that it is our leaders who are […]
  • Julian Assange: Justice and Journalism
    20 February 2022 NUJ Manchester & Salford branch’s expert panel of speakers, to hear about the latest developments in Julian Assange’s case and find out what you can do to support him. Chaired by: Professor Chris Frost, of the NUJ’s Ethics Committee with: Stella Moris, Julian Assange’s partnerTim […]
  • FPA Briefing on The Trial of Julian Assange with Nils Melzer – UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
    18 February, ONLINE Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Professor of International Law at Glasgow University and Human Rights Chair at the Geneva Academy started his investigation into how the US and UK governments were working to ensure a conviction.His findings are explosive, revealing that Julian Assange […]
  • Assange case & Supreme Court Appeal Decision
    On January 24 the UK’s High Court announced that it has certified a point of law for Julian Assange to be able to apply to appeal to the Supreme Court. The decision comes after Assange raised three points of law of general public importance that have an impact […]
  • 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 […]
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