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

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

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

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

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: https://www.facebook.com/events/1054222705331592/

Boston: Rally for Julian Assange

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

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

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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 […]

Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Ave, Oakland, California

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
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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

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

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

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.
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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

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

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
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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 assangecountdown@gmail.com for more information LIVESTREAM

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 […]

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.
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 […]