Zoom Webinar (register here)
Live streams on Facebook and YouTube
Sunday April 19
3pm Eastern / 12pm Pacific
Panel discussion, plus video statements from:
and Jennifer Robinson, Julian Assange’s London attorney
Join us for a panel discussion of leading attorneys, human rights defenders and social justice activists as the London trial of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is underway. If Assange is extradited to the United States, he faces the first-ever charges under the Espionage Act of 1917 for the publication of truthful information in the public interest. Speakers will present the critical legal and policy issues involved as well as rebut government efforts to undermine the reputation and credibility of Assange. In these difficult times for civil liberties and democratic rights we demand: Free Julian Assange! Defend Free Speech and the First Amendment!
Margaret Kimberley, Senior Columnist & Editor, Black Agenda Report
Jim Lafferty, Executive Director for three decades, National Lawyers Guild, Los Angeles
Joe Lombardo, National Coordinator, United National Antiwar Coalition
Nathan Fuller, Executive Director, Courage Foundation
Nozomi Hayase, author, contributor to the new book, In Defense of Julian Assange
Moderator: Jeff Mackler, author, Obama’s National Security State: The Meaning of the Edward Snowden Revelations
The Courage Foundation, an international whistleblower support network, campaigns for the public and legal defense of Julian Assange and for the protection of truth tellers and the public’s right to know, internationally.
Contribute to Julian Assange’s defense here: defend.wikileaks.org/donate
Contact information and to co-sponsor: Event coordinator, Jeff Mackler, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsors: Committee to Defend Julian Assange and Civil Liberties • Courage Foundation • Bay Area Julian Assange Defense Committee • National Lawyers Guild Bay Area • United National Antiwar Coalition
Initial co-sponsors: CodePink Bay Area • Social Justice Center of Marin • Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, US Section • Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance; advisory board, Courage Foundation; past Steering Committee member, Chelsea Manning Support Committee • Marin Peace and Justice Center • Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
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