Monday, Sept 12th, 11am-12:30pm, Boston Area Assange Defense and fellow First Amendment supporters will rally at Park St. Station.
Every three weeks we gather to raise awareness and report factually on the Julian Assange case.
Mainstream media remains eerily silent on the Assange case – doing the bidding of a government attempting to bury Julian Assange in a dungeon in the UK – whilst sending a message to all journalists worldwide, that a dungeon awaits them if they dare report US war crimes.
Our Boston actions will continue as long as Biden’s administration continues with Trump’s unconstitutional prosecution of journalist, Julian Assange under the Espionage Act.
Speaking of the troublesome archaic Espionage Act, there is new bi-partisan legislation in Congress which protects whistleblowers and journalists from the hundred-year-old law meant to be used against spies, not journalists!
Good news! Assange’s American attorneys filed a lawsuit against CIA, Mike Pompeo, UC Global, and UC Global CEO David Morales. The Plaintiffs are US lawyers and journalists who were spied on by the CIA at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The evidence of CIA malfeasance which has been uncovered in Spain’s High Court will come to light in this lawsuit being tried in the Southern District of NY.
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet met with Assange’s wife and father at the end of August. After the meeting, Bachelet stated that she is aware of the health issues which Mr Assange has suffered during his time in detention, and she is concerned for his physical and mental well-being. She also stated that the potential extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange raised concerns for media freedom and could have a “chilling effect” on investigative journalism.
Roger Waters’ Pink Floyd ‘This Is Not A Drill’ tour continues in 31 major cities!. A long-time supporter of Julian Assange, he creatively presents WikiLeaks’ ‘Collateral Murder’ in a series of light projections which show US soldiers gunning down innocent civilians in Iraq. Text across the video footage reveals that only those who exposed these crimes have been punished while no one was court martialed for the killing spree.
If more artists, performers and media outlets came forward to defend Julian Assange – as Roger Waters has – Assange would be free now!
Journalism is not a crime and journalists like Julian Assange should not be prosecuted. Journalists should be protected and cherished for their public service of courageously defending our right to know what our government does in our name!
Please join us on Monday, Sept 12th at Park St. Station, 11-12:30pm. We must all stand up and fight to stop this US extradition of a truth teller! Protect journalism, protect our First Amendment!