JADC Grassroots Solidarity Actions for Julian #Assange September & October 2019

Dear friends in the struggle to free Julian Assange!

Thank you for the amazing participation in our JADC actions!

JADC members went to Tolpuddle Festival and manned an JADC Information stall Canvassing support for Julian Assange at Young Socialists Summer Festival in Hoxton. Many of our members have gone, flyering, letter writing, correcting the record and canvassing support for the WikiLeaks’s publisher and a great number of us had a great night out at Lee Camp’s show on the 18th, flyering to advertise our rally on the 24th which was very well attended whilst other actions included flyering at the Byline festival and Notting Hill Carnival!

Here are some of our upcoming events for Sep/Oct:

Saturday 7th of September 10:30-4:30 Australia House Protest during Australian Migration Seminar

Date/Time: 7/9/2019, 10:30-4:30
Address: Australia House, Strand, London WC2B 4LA
Nearest Tube station: 5 minutes walk from Temple tube station.

Monday 9th of September all day TUC in Brighton Canvassing support & Flyering

We are travelling to Brighton on the ‘Newsline’ coach leaving Stratford with pick ups at Camden Overground station and Streatham arriving in Brighton before 9am and departing at 2pm. The return ticket is £10. If you are interested in joining e-mail jadc@protonmail.ch

Saturday 14th of September 6-8pm “What can we learn from Latin America”

Organised by Collectivo Ecuador the “Stop International Lawfare” initiative invites our members to the conference “What can we learn from Latin America” Former Foreign Minister of Ecuador and Lecturer at the University of Paris Dr Guillaume Long will be in conversation with Rachel Godfrey Wood (Lead Organiser Momentum) and Artin Giles Vice Chair London Young Labour and co-secretary of Labour against racism and Fascism (LARAF). This is a wonderful opportunity to canvass support for Julian Assange and WikiLeaks and learn from the political processes and struggles in Latin America.

We recall the words of Vaughan Smith who in a recent speech at the FrontLine Club (from 1hr 7min) that “there is an issue with the courts here [UK] I think that the legal process has been used by the Americans and supported by us as a vehicle of revenge to present him as somebody… to dissuade others from… give him an unpleasant experience so other people don’t imitate what he is doing […]”

Address: St. John’s Church, Stratford, E15 1NG
Nearest tube: Stratford station

Friday 27th of September 6:30-8:30pm Greenwich Public Meeting

Organised by GLAC (Greenwich & Lewisham Assange Campaign) The meeting seeks to reach out to local people in the area of Greenwich and Lewisham canvassing support for Julian Assange and seeking to establish a monthly vigil outside Belmarsh prison for the entirety of Julian’s imprisonment there. Speakers include US Journalist Patrick Henningsen, Frome Stop the War Sheila Coombes and from JADC Emmy Butlin

For more information Contact: info@glac.org.uk

Date/Time: 27/09/2019 6:30-8:30pm
Address: Greenwich forum, Trafalgar Road, SE10 9EQ
Nearest station: Maze Hill
Buses: 129, 177, 180, 188, 266, 386, King William Lane Stop

Saturday 28th September 2-4pm Belmarsh Rally

Our monthly protest in support of Julian Assange takes us back to Belmarsh Prison after almost six months. We mark the end of his prison sentence for violating bail conditions whilst seeking political asylum to protect his life and work from US persecution. Sadly despite having served a most unfair sentence, Julian Assange will remain an inmate of Belmarsh in remand, awaiting his Court hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court in February 2020 for the US Extradition Request. We protest against his unfair imprisonment and demand he is not extradited. Join our action!

Date/Time: 28/09/2019 2-4pm
Place: HMP Belmarsh
Address: Western Way, London SE28 0EB
Nearest train station: From Woolwich Arsenal Station catch the 244/380 bus to the prison. The bus stops are situated directly outside the exit from the railway station.

Friday 4th of October 6-8pm JADC Organising Meeting

Date/Time: Friday 4th of October 6-8pm
Place: Royal Festival Hall Building, Level 4, Blue Bar, South Bank Centre
Address: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX Nearest Tube: Embankment (District/Circle Lines), Waterloo (Jubilee)
Instructions on how to get there: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/visit/getting-here

Saturday 26th of October 2-4pm BBC Rally

It is important that the BBC reports correctly on the Julian Assange case and the inaccuracies and fake news propagated against him over a number of years is glaring. As JADC attempts to Correct the Record in the Julian Assange case we host our Julian Assange No Extradition rally outside the BBC Broadcasting House. Join Us!

Date/Time: 26/10/2019, 2-4pm
Place: BBC Broadcasting House
Address: Portland Place London W1A 1AA
Nearest tube station: Bond street (Jubilee, Central Lines), Oxford Circus(Central, Bakerloo, Victoria Lines)

In solidarity #FreeAssange!

JADC (Julian Assange Defence Committee)
Grassroots solidarity for the WikiLeaks editor

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