Heads of State, Former Heads of State, Prime Ministers and Ministers demand Assange’s Freedom

On the 21st September 2020, Lawyers for Assange issued this: Press Release A remarkable international letter has been signed today by 161 heads of state, former heads of state and a raft of ministers, parliamentarians, diplomats urging the UK government to halt Mr Julian Assange’s extradition proceedings and to grant his immediate release from Belmarsh … Continue reading “Heads of State, Former Heads of State, Prime Ministers and Ministers demand Assange’s Freedom”

The Centre for Human Rights Education of Curtin University call for ‘an end to the ongoing extradition proceedings and for Mr Assange to be granted his long overdue freedom’

On the 31st Augsst 2020, The Centre for Human Rights Education of Curtin University issued the following statement The Centre for Human Rights Education calls for the release of Mr Julian Assange in accordance with national and international law and human rights. We call for an end to the ongoing extradition proceedings and for Mr … Continue reading “The Centre for Human Rights Education of Curtin University call for ‘an end to the ongoing extradition proceedings and for Mr Assange to be granted his long overdue freedom’”

Scott Ludlam’s email to Senator Payne

From: scottludlam <xxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.com>Date: Wed, May 27, 2020 at 5:29 PMSubject: correspondence relating to Julian Assange court appearanceTo: senator.payne@aph.gov.au <senator.payne@aph.gov.au>, foreign.minister@dfat.gov.au <foreign.minister@dfat.gov.au> Dear Minister Payne, I have been invited to convey the attached four pieces of correspondencefor your urgent review and response. The undersigned represent across party alliance of serving and former MPs, a cross-section of theAustralian legal profession, … Continue reading “Scott Ludlam’s email to Senator Payne”

Doctors for Assange: Reply to Australian Government – March 2020

On 18th March 2020, 193 Doctors have written to the Australian Government To: Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Marise PayneCC: Mat Kimberly, Asst Secretary, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and TradeShadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Penny WongPrime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott MorrisonLeader of the Opposition, the Hon Anthony AlbaneseAttorney-General, … Continue reading “Doctors for Assange: Reply to Australian Government – March 2020”

IBAHRI condemns UK treatment of Julian Assange in US extradition trial

On the 10th March 2020 IBAHRI issued the notice The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) condemns the reported mistreatment of Julian Assange during his United States extradition trial in February 2020, and urges the government of the United Kingdom to take action to protect him. According to his lawyers, Mr Assange was handcuffed 11 times; stripped naked … Continue reading “IBAHRI condemns UK treatment of Julian Assange in US extradition trial”

Father Dave: Bring Him Home

On 25th February 2020 http://www.fatherdave.org Julian Assange is now on trail in England, facing possible extradition to the US. Hundreds of Sydney-siders gathered in Martin Place, joining tens of thousands of people worldwide, voicing their support for the long-suffering journalist. Father Dave was one of a series of Sydney’s well-known speakers, calling for Assange’s immediate … Continue reading “Father Dave: Bring Him Home”

1300 Journalists From 99 Countries: Release Assange Immediately

ON 23rd February 2020 International Journalists in defence of Julian Assange (Speak Up For Assange ) call out More than 1300 #JournalistsSpeakUpForAssange and demand that #Assange be released immediately from #prison, that the #UK government and judiciary refuse to permit a politically-motivated #extradition, and that the #US government drop the charges of #espionage.  Publishing #classified … Continue reading “1300 Journalists From 99 Countries: Release Assange Immediately”

International Jurists Call For Assange’s Immediate Release

Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP 10, Downing StreetCity of Westminster London, SW1A 2AA 22 February 2020 Dear Mr Johnson,As international jurists, with an acute awareness of the responsibilities that our profession demands of us, we call on the British authorities to refuse the request for the extradition of Mr. Julian Assange to the United States. … Continue reading “International Jurists Call For Assange’s Immediate Release”

Commissioner for Human Rights: Assange should not be extradited due to potential impact on press freedom and concerns about ill-treatment

20th February 2020, Dunja Mijatović Commissioner for Human Rights for Council of Europe reports I have been following with great attention the developments concerning Julian Assange’s case, in particular the charges against him and the extradition request submitted by the United States government to the United Kingdom. In addition to my own monitoring and analysis, … Continue reading “Commissioner for Human Rights: Assange should not be extradited due to potential impact on press freedom and concerns about ill-treatment”

Yarra City Council offers support to Julian Assange

Yarra City Council joins Darebin Council in offering support to Julian Assange Refer to full Council Meeting Minutes 12.2 Notice of Motion No. 2 of 2020 – Australian Citizen Julian Assange Reference: D20/6065Authoriser: Group Manager Chief Executive’s Office Public SubmissionsThe following people addressed Council on the matter: Camillo De Luca;Walter Mellado; andTravis Davies. COUNCIL RESOLUTIONMoved: Councillor … Continue reading “Yarra City Council offers support to Julian Assange”