Panel: Veterans and Intelligence Experts

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The United States has tried and failed to extradite Julian Assange and imprison him for revealing U.S. war crimes. Just last week week, Yahoo! News reported that the CIA and the Trump White House discussed various options for kidnapping or killing Julian Assange in London. This attack on press freedom cannot be ignored. Join Assange […]

DC: Stand-Ups for Assange

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A Night of Comedy and Satire in Support of Julian Assange with Lee Camp & Randy Credico. Special Guests: Max Blumenthal, Margaret Kunstler, and John KiriakouJazz Piano by Steve Jones

Belmarsh Tribunal

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The Belmarsh Tribunal will try the US government for its crimes of the twenty-first century — from atrocities in Iraq to torture at Guantánamo Bay to a surveillance program.In doing so, the Belmarsh Tribunal turns the tables in the extradition hearing against Julian Assange on 27-28 October — a case that will shape the future […]

Repressing Free Speech: From Hip Hop to Julian Assange

Join us for an hour of hip hop performance, testimonials, and updates on Julian Assange’s free speech fight. America has a shameful history of censoring marginal voices who had the courage to speak truth to power, from Fred Hampton to Angela Davis to Daniel Ellsberg to Colin Kaepernick to Ice Cube. Today, Julian Assange is […]

Boston film screening: The War on Journalism

First Church Cambridge 11 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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‘The War on Journalism: The Case of Julian Assange’ is the stuff Hollywood movies are made of – “democratic” states colluding to demonize, spy on, and imprison a journalist not because he committed any crimes but because he exposed the crimes of state officials and agencies. In an age where journalists are under attack globally […]

The Belmarsh Tribunal

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Inspired by the Russell-Sartre Tribunals of the late 1960s, which put the US government on trial for its war crimes in Vietnam, the Belmarsh Tribunal will expose the crimes of the so-called War on Terror 20 years after the first prisoners were brought to Guantánamo Bay — and call for Julian Assange’s freedom.  Read more: The Belmarsh Tribunal comes […]

Hacking Justice: Julian Assange – Film Screening and Q&A

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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 PancorboWhen: Monday, April 11, 2022 at 6:00 PM BSTWhere: Khalili Lecture Theatre(KLT), SOAS University, 10 Thornhaugh Street, London, WC1H 0XGHosted by SOAS ICOP – an innovative front-line project addressing the democratic deficit between UK universities […]

PRESS CONFERENCE: Assange US Attorneys Sue Pompeo & Spanish Security Firm

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Attorneys representing WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to sue U.S. Government Members of Legal Team and Journalists Were Illegally Surveilled Inside Ecuadorian Embassy Discussions over kidnapping or killing Assange occurred "at the highest levels" of Trump Administration. WHO: Margaret Ratner Kunstler (Plaintiff)             Deborah Hrbek (Plaintiff)             Richard Roth (Attorney)             Robert Boyle (Attorney)             Nathan Fuller […]

Roundtable: Julian Assange and Freedom of the Press

Why is President Biden actively pursuing the prosecution of Julian Assange brought by President Trump and rejected by President Obama, which poses a grave danger to the freedom of the press? Learn the latest about the international movement to end the prosecution of Assange and what you can do about it. Join the conversation with […]

Can a lawsuit against the CIA affect the U.S. attempt to extradite Julian Assange?

Featuring Deborah Hrbek, partner at HRBEKKunstler & Marjorie Cohn, former president of National Lawyers Guild Deborah Hrbek will discuss the July lawsuit against the CIA, Mike Pompeo, and UC Global filed in August by Hrbek, her law partner Margaret Ratner Kunstler, and two American journalists, whose constitutional rights to be free from unreasonable searches and […]

World Press Freedom Day

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Press Freedom, Journalists and Whistleblowers The right to expose the truth and express political dissent is under attack by the U.S. government, as exemplified by the continued persecution of Julian Assange for exposing war crimes, and the recent indictment of members of the Uhuru Movement for "sowing social discord" and furthering so-called "Russian propaganda." AssangeDefense-Chicago, […]

Will We Let a Publisher Go to Prison?

The First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee 1342 N. Astor St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ray McGovern, CIA Soviet Foreign Policy Branch (retired) and co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity. This winter, freedom of the press is in serious danger as publisher Julian Assange languishes in prison. As the extradition process of Julian Assange winds down in the UK, it is clear that this political case is now in our […]

Jailing Journalists: The Assange case and the threat to press freedom

Whether you love or hate Julian Assange, the United States’ prosecution of the Wikileaks publisher under the Espionage Act for printing government secrets in 2010 poses an extreme risk to press freedom. With the U.K. high court scheduled later this month to hear what could be Assange’s final appeal before he’s extradited to the U.S., […]

Law, Democracy & Human Rights: The Case of Julian Assange

On 20-21 February, Julian Assange returns to the courtroom in London to appeal his impending extradition to the United States where he could face life in prison for publishing. Join Professor Mads Andenaes, former UN special rapporteur on arbitrary detention; Prof. Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, and Dr. Deepa Driver, as […]

Washington DC: SOTU actions

Gabriel Shipton to attend State of the Union address, as guest of KY Congressman: Julian Assange's brother Gabriel Shipton, who is in DC this week lobbying Congress for Assange's unconditional release, will attend the SOTU in the House Gallery. Gabriel is the guest of Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky. Look for Gabriel on SOTU broadcasts! […]

Panel: Assange Appeal Decision Reaction

Today the UK's High Court ruled to grant in part Julian Assange's request to appeal his extradition to the U.S., pending "assurances" from the United States. Join us for an expert panel discussion on the ruling, what it means and what comes next.