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  • Letter from Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace laureate to UK Secretary of State Priti Patel
    The Rt. Hon Priti PatelSecretary of State for the Home Department2 Marsham StreetLondonSW1P 4DF 19 May 2022 Dear Home Secretary, I am writing to you with deep concerns for the safety of Mr Julian Paul Assange who is facing extradition to the United States. I am writing to ask you to reject the US government’s extradition request of Mr Assange, a decision […]
  • Members of the European Parliament call for the immediate release of Julian Assange
    12 May 2022, Brussels At the initiative of PCP MEPs in the European Parliament (EP), 45 MEPs from various EP political groups call for the immediate release of Julian Assange. The attached text appeals to the UK Secretary of State for Home Affairs, Ms. Priti Patel, to refuse the extradition of Julian Assange to the US and to the US Attorney General, […]
  • 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 to make a decision whether or not to extradite Julian Assange to the United […]
  • Journalists launch a manifesto in Brazil against the extradition of Julian Assange on World Press Freedom Day
    Assange’s imprisonment and threat to extradite him areassaults on press freedom around the world On 3 May 2022, World Press Freedom Day, journalists aroundthe world make it their duty to pay tribute to Julian Assange. Through his struggle, determination and example, Assange hasbeen instrumental to advancing knowledge and protecting theright to information around the world. Incarcerated in a maximum security prison in […]
  • Letter from 25 French deputies to President Macron – Find a solution with the USA to free Assange and defend the freedom to inform
  • Council of Europe – Extradition proceedings of Julian Assange pose global threat to press freedom
    Annual Report 2022 by the partner organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists. The case of Julian Assange has been particularly scrutinised. The Wikileaks founder has been in detention since April 2019 in the UK. Press freedom groups consider the US extradition proceedings, based on the US 1917 Espionage Act, as a […]
  • Cross Party group of 37 German parliamentarians call to stop extradition of Julian Assange on World Press Freedom day
    Members of the German Bundestag To: Mr Richard Burgon MP Mr David Davis MP Ms Diane Abbot MP Ms Caroline Lucas MP Mr Tommy Sheppard Mp Mr John McDonnell MP Mr Jeremy Corbyn MP Mr Kenny MacAskill MP Ms Apsana Begum MP Mr Ian Byrne MP Mr Neale Hanvey MP Ms Bell Addy-Ribeiro MP Ms Claudia Webbe MPMs Kate Osborne MP Mr […]
  • Italian politicians urge UK government against Assange extradition
    We, the undersigned men and women from the world of politics, journalism and academia, turn to you in view of the crucial decision that you are called to take with respect to the extradition request of the publisher and journalist Julian Assange, urging you not to accept this request. We believe that the decision will mark a fundamental page of the right […]
  • Press freedom groups send letter calling on UK Home Secretary to free Assange
    April 22, 2022 — PEN International joins Reporters Without Borders and 17 organisations – including English PEN, German PEN, PEN Melbourne, PEN Norway, PEN Sydney, Scottish PEN, Slovene PEN and Swedish PEN – in calling on UK Home Secretary Priti Patel to reject Julian Assange’s extradition to the US and to release him from prison. The Rt. Hon Priti Patel Secretary of […]
  • One step closer to extradition: rights groups call on Home Secretary to free Assange
    April 22, 2022 — On Wednesday, a UK magistrates judge ordered the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States, where he will face an unpredented prosecution threatening 175 years in prison for publishing truthful information in the public interest. The decision now moves to UK Home Secretary Priti Patel, to sign off on the extradition order. The defense have until May […]
  • Letter from Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Nobel Peace laureate
    URGENT A court in Great Britain ordered the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. This decision leads to a death sentence for defending freedom of the press. We call on all media, journalists who fight for freedom to speak out and demand the freedom of Julian Assange who with civic courage, publishes US documents that violate human and peoples’ rights. […]
  • Three years since Julian Assange’s arrest from the Ecuador Embassy – Reactions & Statements
    The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance, Federal President Karen Percy “The charges against Assange are an affront to journalists everywhere and a threat to press freedom. “The US Government must see reason and drop these charges, and the Australian Government should be doing all it can to represent the interests of an Australian citizen.” Australian Independent Federal MP Andrew Wilkie Sevim Dağdelen, […]
  • Progressive Leaders call on US President Joe Biden to drop the charges against Julian Assange
    On the third anniversary of Julian Assange’s imprisonment at Belmarsh Prison in London, progressive leaders, intellectuals, and former heads of state from across the world including including Dilma Rousseff, Yanis Varoufakis, Roger Waters, and others, call on US officials to drop the charges against him. Today also marks the three year anniversary of when Julian Assange was dragged out of the Ecuadorian […]
  • Stella Moris statement on UK Supreme Court’s refusal to hear Assange Appeal
    Reacting to the UK Supreme Court’s refusal to hear Julian Assange’s appeal, his fiancee Stella Moris said: “Just this morning on our way to school, our four-year-old son asked me when daddy will come home. Julian’s life is being treated as if it were expendable. He has been robbed of over a decade of liberty, and three years from his home and […]
  • Julian Assange awarded Dr Karl Renner Solidarity prize by Austrian Journalists’ Club ÖJC
    The Austrian Journalists’ Club ÖJC presented the 2021 Journalist Awards, as part of Austrian Media Day, Dr Karl Renner Solidarity prize to Julian Assange. His partner and fiancée Stella Moris accepted the award in Vienna on Monday evening saying “There is a dark cloud hanging over Europe, over Belmarsh prison in London, over the whole world. As long as Julian Assange is […]
  • Courage Foundation: Russiagate Smears Against WikiLeaks
    Russiagate Smears Against WikiLeaks (Source: Courage Foundation, 2019) 2020 Follow up: Update-on-2016-releases.pdf Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have been the subject of numerous false, unfounded smears of connection to the Russian government, particularly in relation to WikiLeaks’ 2016 publication of DNC emails. In this brief we recount some of the most pervasive claims and correct the record. 1. False Claim: Julian Assange’s source […]
  • Assange-Pak NFT auction reaches more than $50 million
    9 February 2022 The much-anticipated auction of NFT collection ‘Censored’, a collaboration between political prisoner Julian Assange and renowned artist Pak reached more than $50 million today before the first part of the auction closed. The collection consists of two parts: an auction of a single artwork ‘Clock’ (1 of 1) and a separate pay-what-you-like Open Edition. The proceeds from the auctioned […]
  • Assange-Pak NFT raises US $39 million ahead of auction today
    7 February 2022 The much-anticipated auction of NFT collection ‘Censored’, a collaboration between political prisoner Julian Assange and renowned artist Pak will launch today, the same day set by the UK Supreme Court for Julian Assange to file his appeal against US extradition. The collection consists of two parts: an auction of a single artwork ‘Clock’ (1 of 1) and a separate […]
  • ‘Censored’: Record-breaking artist Pak joins forces with Assange to make NFT history
    ‘Censored’ is a digital art collection created by NFT artist Pak in collaboration with imprisoned WikiLeaks-founder Julian Assange. The art collection titled ‘Censored’ will be unveiled shortly in time for the auction on February 7th. ‘Censored’ is shrouded in mystery and is set to make NFT history. Pak has dropped some hints with tweets about censorship and freedom. On January 5th, Pak’s […]
  • Assange extradition argument certified for UK Supreme Court appeal
    24 January 2022 In an extremely brief court hearing in London this morning, 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 High Court ruled not to allow the appeal itself but to certify the question of what stage in the extradition hearing […]
  • Explanatory Background Note: High Court Decision in USA v Julian Assange Extradition Proceedings
    24 January 2022
  • Julian Assange’s Supreme Court Certification Application
  • The UK High Court will deliver its decision on Monday morning on the Assange case
    The UK High Court will deliver its decision on Monday morning at 10.45am about whether to permit Julian Assange to appeal the US extradition decision to UK Supreme Court on points of law of general public importance. Julian Assange’s fiancee Stella Moris will be there to give a statement. The judgment will either: 1) Certify that the point(s) of law raised by […]
  • High Court decision “Grave miscarriage of justice,” says Julian Assange’s fiancée
    A UK court has overturned an earlier decision blocking the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States where he is accused of publishing true information revealing crimes committed by the US government in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and details of CIA torture and rendition. Julian Assange was not given permission to attend the appeal hearing in person. […]
  • Assange Christmas Card
    Print and send Christmas cards – let people know about Julian’s case and the fight for a free press. PDF: https://dontextraditeassange.com/xmas-card.pdf
  • EDM 220 – Assange Meeting with Parliamentarians
    Please email your MP using our app to ask them to sign Early Day Motion 220. Motion Text: ‘That this House expresses its concern at the refusal of the UK Government and prison authorities to allow an online video meeting between Julian Assange and a cross-party group of British parliamentarians; notes that the request was first made in December 2020 in a […]
  • 2-year anniversary of Julian Assange’s incarceration in Belmarsh prison – 11 April
    April 11th marks two years since Julian Assange has been held in maximum security Belmarsh prison in London for his work as a publisher. Mark this week by calling at least one of your local representatives and demanding they speak up about Julian Assange’s case which has profoundly dangerous implications not only for Assange but also for the freedom of expression and […]
  • Award and prize nominations 2021
    Julian Assange, who was again nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year is also eligible for the following awards in 2021: Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought Awarded for the first time in 1988 to Nelson Mandela and Anatoli Marchenko, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is the highest tribute paid by the European Union to human rights work. It gives […]
  • Vietnam war leaker Daniel Ellsberg warns against extraditing Julian Assange
  • Ask your MP to sign EDM 719
    Ask your MP to sign Early Day Motion 719. EDM 719 acknowledges statements by the National Union of Journalists, the International Federation of Journalists, Reporters Without Borders and others in relation to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and affirms commitment to press freedom and public-interest journalism.
  • Human Rights Advocates
    Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs senator.payne@aph.gov.au foreign.minister@dfat.gov.au PO Box 6100 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 PO Box 5317CobargoNSW 2550 27 May 2020 Dear Minister, We the undersigned representatives of Australian human rights, digital rights and civil society organisations are calling for your urgent intervention on behalf of Mr Julian Assange. Mr Assange and his colleagues at WikiLeaks helped […]
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