Book Launch: #WeAreMillions

OR Books, the Courage Foundation, and DiEM25 are thrilled to launch our new book WE ARE MILLIONS. The team behind the #WeAreMillions project are joined by contributors Chris Hedges, Angela Richter, and Ben Cohen to discuss the book and the global support for Julian Assange as he fights extradition to the United States.

Boston: Rally for Julian Assange

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

Supporters of Julian Assange will rally at Park Street Station on the Boston Common Monday, August 16 from 4:30 to 6.  This will be the regular meeting place, every other week, until further notice. We will be continuing to get letters off to Merrick Garland and signatures for our senators as well as speaking out […]

Denver Demonstrations to Free Julian Assange: Friday

Lincoln St & Speer Blvd Lincoln St & Speer Blvd, Denver, Colorado, United States

Activists in support of the WikiLeak's founder take to the streets this weekend, following a British court’s ruling last week granting the United States full appeal of a decision earlier this year not to extradite Assange to the US. Denver, Colorado – Denver Action 2 Free Assange will host two events this weekend: a caravan […]

Denver Demonstrations to Free Julian Assange: Saturday

Greek Theater, Civic Center Park 150 W 14th Ave, Denver, Colorado, United States

Activists in support of the WikiLeak's founder take to the streets this weekend, following a British court’s ruling last week granting the United States full appeal of a decision earlier this year not to extradite Assange to the US. Denver, Colorado – Denver Action 2 Free Assange will host two events this weekend: a caravan […]

Boston: Rally for Julian Assange

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

Boston Area Assange Defense is petitioning Senators Warren and Markey, and calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to drop all charges against Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks. Signatures and letters will be collected at the rally. For more information visit:

Boston: Rally for Julian Assange

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

Supporters of Julian Assange will rally at Park Street Station on the Boston Common on Monday, October 11 from 4 to 5:30. We are very concerned about the final extradition hearing that will happen in London on October 27 and 28. At the rally, we will speak out demanding that the government drop their charges […]

Panel: Veterans and Intelligence Experts

Online Event

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 […]

NYC: What’s Next for Julian Assange?

People’s Forum 320 West 37th Street, New York, New York, United States
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Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, California, United States

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 […]

Boston Rally to Free Assange

Faneuil Hall 4 S Market St, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Supporters of Julian Assange will gather once again on Monday, Dec 6th, at a new location and time! Join us 11am-12:30pm at Faneuil Hall (Samuel Adams statue) to raise our voices in protest against Assange's continuing incarceration.While we await the decision of the judges in the appeal of the UK's January decision not to extradite […]

Assange Extradition: Reactions & Updates

In one of the most widely watched cases for global press freedom, last Friday the UK High Court ruled Julian Assange could be extradited to the US. Press freedom, human rights, and civil liberties organizations have unanimously condemned the US government's indictment of the WikiLeaks publisher under the Espionage Act for publishing truthful information about […]

Boston Free Assange Rally at ‘First Night Against the Wars’

Copley Square 230 Dartmouth Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

People concerned about Julian Assange will gather as part of First Night Against the Wars in Copley Square on New Year's Eve day, Friday, December 31 from 2 to 3:30 (or longer, if people want to stay.) Lots of people are in Boston celebrating New Year's Eve and we will bring our message to them […]

Julian Assange: Can Exposure Bring Justice?

Fidel Narvaez, former Consul at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London & John Kiriakou, U.S. torture program whistleblower and former CIA chief of counter-terrorism in Pakistan. Narvaez and Kiriakou will use their intimate knowledge of Assange and the Espionage Court to discuss how media blackouts and misinformation have affected the public’s perception of Assange and his trial. Unbeknownst […]

Boston: Free Assange Rally Calling on AG Merrick Garland to #DropTheCharges

Fresh Pond Mall 545 Concord Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Boston Area Assange Defense continues to standout for Julian Assange, founder of the news outlet WikiLeaks. And in doing so, we also stand up for the people’s right to know. We standout for Assange because he is silenced and suffering in solitary confinement and we cannot allow our government and its media to run away […]

The Julian Assange Case

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'The Julian Assange Case' discusses the charges against Assange. Does he pose a threat to global security or a victim of political persecution? This is the second event in a 3-part series of events under the banner Journalism in the Firing Line. We explore the ways in which journalism and democratic values are being threatened […]

DOJ Rally: Justice for Julian

DOJ 369 10th St NW, Washington D.C., United States
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Saddened but not surprised that the UK High Court ruled in favor of the US prosecution to extradite Julian Assange, we worry about Julian holding up in solitary confinement at Belmarsh prison. Given this recent bad news and total lack of healthcare, we fear for Julian’s life. Supporters of a free press will gather at the […]

DC: Stand-Up for Assange

Tabard Inn 1739 N Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Join radio host Randy Credico as he MC's a night of comedy and satire in support of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. Comedians Jaffer Khan and Yoki Danoff will perform at the Tabard Inn, as will CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou and Defending Rights & Dissent's Chip Gibbons. The evening event, which starts at 7pm, follows […]

Assange appeal certified: reaction livestream

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A special Assange Countdown to Freedom livestream reacting to today's news that the UK's High Court gave the green light for Julian Assange to apply to appeal his extradition ruling to the Supreme Court. Featuring: John ShiptonDaniel EllsbergMarianne WilliamsonRoger WatersAfshin Rattansi Hosted by: Randy Credico, Assange Countdown to Freedom

Reaction: Assange case and Supreme Court appeal decision

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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 on the procedural and human rights safeguards […]

Boston: Free Assange rally

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

February 7, 2022, 1-2:30 at Park St. Station, Boston Area Assange Defense stands out for Julian Assange, founder of the award-winning news outlet WikiLeaks. And in doing so, we also defend press freedom and our First Amendment. We defend Julian Assange because he is silenced and suffering in solitary confinement with the US prosecution cruelly […]

The Prosecution of Julian Assange: Is the First Amendment at Risk?

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Join the ACS Austin, Bay Area, and San Diego Lawyer Chapters for a discussion on whether the First Amendment compels the government to dismiss its criminal case against Julian Assange. The distinguished panel will discuss the charges against Assange as well as the extradition hearing and appeals, and whether the federal government is jeopardizing fundamental […]

Nationwide call-in to the White House

The Assange Defense Committee is endorsing an action organized by Women Against Military Madness and Assange Defense-Boston in a continuing effort to free Julian Assange: a call-in to President Joe Biden the day after President’s Day to say that upholding the First Amendment to the Constitution is presidential! We urge the White House to halt the extradition, […]

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 […]

DC: Stand-Ups for Assange

Tabard Inn 1739 N Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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A Night of Comedy and Satire in Support of Julian Assange Featuring: Marianne WilliamsonJesselyn RadackMargaret KunstlerLee CampKatie HalperJaffer KhanNaomi KaravaniEleanor Goldfield Hosted by Randy Credico Email for more information LIVESTREAM

Milwaukee: Stand with Assange

E Brady St & N Farwell Ave E Brady St & N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Minneapolis rally: 3 years since Assange’s arrest

Please join Twin Cities Assange Defense in a panel discussion regarding the plight of remand political prisoner Julian Assange. Panelists include: Susan Banaszewski – Minnesota Anti-War CommitteeMajor (retired) Todd Pierce – Judge Advocate General (JAG) officerKathya Dawe – President of Citizens for Global Solutions MinnesotaJordan Kushner – Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney, National Lawyer’s […]

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 […]

Milwaukee: Lights for Assange

Across from Collectivo S.E. corner of Lincoln Memorial Drive and Lafayette, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

EU Free Assange Concert Rally

On 23rd of April the EU Free Assange Concert/Rally in Brussels, on the Place de la Monnaie is arranged so the people of Europe can voice their support for freeing Julian Assange. We the people all stand behind Assange and recognize the EU as the second most powerful institution which can influence the case, after […]

WikiLeaks & War Crimes

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LA Progressive, CodePink, the National Lawyers Guild, ACLU Pasadena/Foothill Chapter and Assange Defense are hosting a webinar on the threat to freedom of the press in a time of war. What is a war of aggression? What is a war crime? What are crimes against humanity? How is the public to know when they occur […]

May 17: Protest at the DOJ

DOJ 369 10th St NW, Washington D.C., United States
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In coordination with London protests of UK Home Secretary Priti Patel, we call on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to stop the extradition and drop all charges against award-winning journalist Julian Assange. These May 17 U.S. and UK actions are ahead of the May 18 deadline after which Patel may sign off on Assange's extradition order. People […]

Harvard commencement: Merrick Garland

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is giving the commencement speech at Harvard University's graduation ceremony (for class 2020-21) on May 29 at the Smith Center. Students are calling for Garland to drop the unprecedented charges against publisher Julian Assange.

Journalism Under Attack: Assange Extradition Looms

Busboys & Poets 2021 14th St, NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Julian Assange's father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, at Busboys & Poets' 14th & V location, in a discussion moderated by The Intercept and The Hill journalist Ryan Grim.

Boston: Protest US Extradition of Journalist Julian Assange

British Consulate - Cambridge 1 Broadway, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Supporters of our First Amendment return to the British Consulate at One Broadway in Kendall Sq Cambridge on Monday July 11th, 11am-12:30pm to protest the UK signing off on the US extradition of journalist and publisher, Julian Assange. Julian Assange the founder of WikiLeaks, published thousands of documents showing evidence of US war crimes. Videos […]

Assange Defense at the Roger Waters 2022 tour

Legendary guitarist, cofounding member of Pink Floyd, and longtime activist Roger Waters is bringing his 'This is Not A Drill' tour to North America, with shows in major cities from Boston to Los Angeles. Waters has long spoken out against the persecution of Julian Assange, in interviews, on stage, and at events hosted by Assange […]

DC Action for Assange to deliver letter of appreciation to Mexican President Lopez Obrador

Edward R. Murrow Park 18th & Penn Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Mexican Pres Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) recently voiced support for imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, calling on the US to drop its extradition effort. Lopez Obrador will be visiting U.S. President Joe Biden next Tuesday, July 12, at the White House. As part of this visit, DC Action for Assange will deliver a letter […]

Boston: Rally to Free Assange!

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

Boston Area Assange Defense continues its efforts to wake up Americans on the Assange case! In our small corner of the world, here in Boston, we do our small global part in freeing Julian Assange and protecting our First Amendment! Don’t know who Julian Assange is and why this case matters?Take a minute (or 10) […]

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 […]

Boston Free Assange Rally! Thank you WikiLeaks for 2009 Burn Pit Report! Senate passes PACT Act!

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

Monday, August 22nd, 11am-12:30pm, Boston Area Assange Defense and fellow supporters will rally at Park St. Station to raise awareness of the US government’s war on publisher Julian Assange and its war on investigative journalism. The Biden administration continues with Trump’s unconstitutional prosecution of a journalist under the Espionage Act. The government and its media […]

Boston Free Assange Rally – STOP unconstitutional prosecution of Julian Assange under Espionage Act!

Boston Common – Park St Park St Station, Boston, MA, United States

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 […]

DC rally: Hands off Assange!

DOJ 369 10th St NW, Washington D.C., United States

On October 8, 2022, supporters of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange in England will join hands to form a human chain surrounding Parliament in London. In solidarity, US-based supporters will hold a rally at the Department of Justice in Washington DC, calling on Attorney General Merrick Garland to drop the charges against Assange.

SF Bay Area: Oct. 8th Assange rally

Here in the Bay Area please join us as we participate in this worldwide solidarity event of the Surround Parliament human chain. We will meet at noon on October 8th at Harry Bridges Plaza in San Francisco. Bring #YellowRibbons4Assange, signs, your family & friends, or just yourself. We will form a human chain of yellow ribbons, […]

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 […]

Boston Free Assange Rally

Boston Area Assange Defense will be gathering at Park St. Station, Feb 11th, 11:30-12:30.Please join us to keep the spotlight on the continued prosecution and persecution of journalist Julian Assange as he remains languishing in limbo in a supermax prison, in virtual solitary confinement awaiting the UK High Court ruling on the defense extradition appeal. […]

Night Carnival For Assange

Night Carnival for Assange 4:00pm GMT 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 3LJ London, United Kingdom The […]

Chicago: Assange Defense Forum

Harold Washington College Room 115 30 E Lake St (CTA State & Lake)

Harold Washington College 30 Last E. Lake St. Room 102 Come celebrate Student Press Freedom Day by taking part in a forum focused on the threat to Freedom of The Press represented by the case for extradition against Julian Assange. Kevin Gosztola will be the featured speaker. He is an author known for his stellar […]


Student Press Freedom Day, Feb 23: Assange Prosecution/Boston Webinar

Community Church of Boston 565 Boylston St. In-Person/Online Please join us in person at the Community Church of Boston, or online, for a panel discussion on how the Julian Assange case will impact the future of journalism. This event is part of the fifth annual Student Press Freedom Day initiative. The reality is that ‘Bold […]

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ITHAKA: Film screening and Q&A tour

Award-winning documentary on the global campaign to defend the right to publish and free Julian Assange is coming soon to a theater near you, followed by Q&A panel events with Julian’s father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton

Press Freedom

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The Case of Julian Assange Short Film Screening followed by Discussion Student Press Freedom Day event examining the legal and political factors surrounding WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Four Years in Belmarsh Prison

Come to the US Department of Justice to tell the Biden Administration that 4 years of imprisonment for Julian Assange without a conviction is 4 years too long. Come to stand up for Freedom of the Press April 11 marks the four-year anniversary of the arrest of journalist and publisher Julian Assange. Join activists and […]

Rally at the JFK Federal Building to Speak out for Julian Assange

On April 17th, 11:30am-1pm, Boston Area Assange Defense will rally at the JFK Federal Building to speak out for Julian Assange and encourage MA senators, Warren and Markey, to co-sign Representative Rashida Tlaib's congressional 'sign-on' letter to AG Merrick Garland calling on him to drop the prosecution of Julian Assange

The White House Correspondent’s Dinner

Washington Hilton 1919 Connecticut Ave, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

DC Action for Assange in concert with Assange Defense is calling all those who support Freedom of the Press and the journalists who practice it to come to this gathering of the Main Stream Media and the Government officials to tell them that without a truly robust, independent and free press the very foundation of […]

Don’t Kill The Messenger

Hollywood and Highland Hollywood California Hollywood

Here in Los Angeles, a broad coalition of activists will join together at 4 p.m. at Hollywood and Highland to raise our voices in support of journalism and journalists and the very principle of freedom of the press. Please join us in this effort. It is much too important to simply wish our elected leaders […]

World Press Freedom Day 2023: Rally in Washington DC to Free Julian Assange

Stand up for Journalists and Journalism Help us mark World Press Freedom Day by calling attention to the urgent need to protect press freedom, and support reporters and publishers who support the public's right to know.  We plan to meet again at the DOJ (10th and Penn NW) at noon. and have several speakers. Then […]

A Day Of Action To Free Journalists

Julian Assange and Mumia Abu-jamal Defend All Journalists & Freedom Of The Press Meet at Radio Statiion KQED 2601 Mariposa St Throughout the world, journalists are being targeted, tortured, and murdered. There is growing censorship by governments & corporate media. In the United States, the two most world known journalists are Julian Assange who was […]

World Press Freedom Day

Boston Area Assange Defense Call to Action Different branches of the Assange Defense Committee are planning actions around the country We are setting a call-in day on that date. Let’s all call and write President Joe Biden (use this link), Attorney General Merrick Garland (use this link) and our reps!Press Freedom Day should apply to […]

World Press Freedom Day

MSNBC 49th between 5th and 6th Avenue NYC 30 Rockfeller Plaza, New York, New York

May 3, 2023 is the 30th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day established by the UN to a remind governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom. It is also a day of reflection among media Join Assange Countdown to Freedom, NYC Free Assange and Assange Defense for a rally at MSNBC […]

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, […]

Journalism is Not A Crime President Biden

Hyde Park Sydney 120 Elizabeth St, Sydney, Australia

The Biden administration trip to Sydney has been canceled. However, our preplanned actions at the Hyde Park Fountain in defense of Julian Assange and all journalists are going forward regardless. Please join David McBride, Steven Kenny, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, Gabriel and John Shipton and many others as they call on Joe Biden and Merrick Garland […]

Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Movie Committee presents Ithaca

St. Joan of Arc Church in The Hospitality Room 4537 3rd Ave South, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

A discussion led by Coleen Rowley and Mike Madden of the Twin Cities Assange Committee will follow the film Program begins at 6:15 sharp Weaving historic archive and intimate behind-the- scenes footage, this story tracks John Shipton, Julian Assange’s father, alongside Stella Morris, Assange’s wife, as they join forces to advocate for Julian. We witness […]

Julian’s Birthday Banner Drop and Letter Campaign

Across the nation and around the world activists will be dropping banners reminding the world and the Biden Administration that "Journalism is Not A Crime". That if we wish to have a free and open press Julian Assange MUST BE FREED NOW! We are also looking for folks to write letters or birthday cards to […]

Free Speech/Free Press

FREE JULIAN ASSANGE ***NO EXTRADITION***   Join us for a rally on Saturday, July 15th, at 12 noon in Columbia City, by PCC (corner of Edmunds & Rainier Ave) in Seattle WA

Boston Rally To Free Assange

Charles Circle - Charles St Cambridge St Boston MA 02114 ma

We will gather at Charles Circle (aka Hamilton Coolidge Sq) to protest the continued prosecution of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks. 

Denver: Free Assange Poetry & Songwriting Contest

Classic Pianos 1332 South Broadway, Denver, Colorado, United States

Calling all Denver writers, Denver bards, songsters, versifiers, tune-smiths, lyricists, laureates, stand-up comics, hip-hop, free association, spoken word, slammers and extempore rappers. A horror is dangling like the sword of Damocles over all of humanity. At stake is both a courageous man's life and, if we remain silent, the conquest of our intellects, our sense […]