Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sat 17th December from 2pm, US Embassy London, Rally for Bradley Manning

Free Bradley Manning! End the Wars! Saturday 17 December, from 2pm at the US Embassy in London. Closest tube is Bond Street. [Summary of WISE area actions for Bradley Manning on 17 Dec here.] * SPEAKERS * MUSIC * OPEN … Continue reading

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MEPs write in support of Bradley Manning

54 MEPs (update: at least 64 now) including Jill Evans and Derek Vaughan of Wales, Paul Murphy and Nessa Childers of Ireland, Jean Lambert, Keith Taylor and Richard Howitt of England, have signed a letter addressed to: US President Barack … Continue reading

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Monday 5 December: Solidarity Vigil for Julian Assange at the High Court in London

From 8.30am at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London Have a look at this article by Kellie Tranter about Julian Assange, including interview with Christine Assange. An anti-war solidarity vigil will be held outside the High Court/Royal Courts … Continue reading

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Michael Lyons freed from military detention

Earlier this month, Michael Lyons, the navy medic who was sentenced to detention in Colchester Military Corrective Training Centre for refusing to take up arms and protesting the war in Afghanistan, was released. Michael Lyons was inspired to take action … Continue reading

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U.S. Ambassador confronted at St. Paul’s Cathedral with “Free Bradley Manning”

A beefed up City of London police presence & deployed armed police greeted approx 15 activists demanding the freedom of Bradley Manning on the steps of St. Paul’s Cathedral on “U.S. Thanksgiving Day”. The U.S. Ambassador was attending the annual … Continue reading

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Assange applies for Supreme Court to consider extradition ruling

Update 15 November 2011: Julian Assange’s team have raised the following points of law as grounds to appeal to the Supreme Court: 1) Whether a European Arrest Warrant issued by a partisan prosecutor working for the executive (i.e. not an … Continue reading

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Shrine to Bradley Manning at Alternative Armistice Day Event, London

Catholic Workers and Veterans for Peace held an alternative Armistice Day event on Friday 11 November starting at the Occupy LSX site at St Paul’s Cathedral and concluding at the Bank of England. The ceremony outside the bank included naming … Continue reading

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Report from 2 Nov Solidarity with Assange at High Court Extradition Ruling

Outside the Royal Courts of Justice More photos here. Members of Catholic Worker communities, Anonymous, Veterans for Peace, anti-war, freedom of information and Occupy London activists gathered outside the High Court, London in solidarity with Julian Assange on Wed. Nov … Continue reading

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2 November 2011: Assange Extradition Appeal Turned Down

Assange’s appeal against extradition to Sweden has been turned down at the High Court in London this morning. Assange has 14 days to appeal to the Supreme Court against the ruling if he can show that there are issues at … Continue reading

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Support Julian Assange at the High Court 2nd November

Julian Assange will hear the outcome of his extradition appeal at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London on Wed 2nd November. Solidarity demo and vigil from 8.30am. Please support if you can. Ruling on the appeal of extradition … Continue reading

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