Challengepower.info – New wiki of International Solidarity for Julian Assange

Wonderful to see new initiatives being formed to support solidarity for WikiLeaks and Julian Assange at an international level, in the last few months a new wiki offers excellent resources for supporters to use. Here tips to supporters are reproduced. Visit http://www.challengepower.info to explore what else the site offers.

Getting involved 101

Here are 9 easy steps you can take to help Wikileaks and Julian Assange:

  1. Donate to official fundraisers

WikiLeaks is entirely funded by its readers and is being challenged by multi-million dollar corporations. We rely on supporters like you to help.

https://defend.wikileaks.org/donate/
https://www.couragefound.org/donate/
https://dontextraditeassange.com/donate/

  1. Send emails/letters

Write to your political representative, human rights organizations, media and workers’ unions.

Automated emailing tools

UK: Send emails to UK Parliamentaries:

https://dontextraditeassange.com/mp/
https://defend.wikileaks.org/write-your-mp/

AUSTRALIA: Send emails to the President Prison Governors Association and the Australian Parliamentarians:

https://www.assangecampaign.org.au/send-response/?id=covid

INTERNATIONAL:

  1. Send emails Australian parlamentaries, Governor of Belmarsh prison Rob Davis, District judge Vanessa Baraister, Home secretary Priti Patel, Westminster Magistrates Court and Chair NHS England and NHS Improvement Lord David Prior:

https://www.assangecampaign.org.au/send-emails/

  1. Sign an open letter to US president Donald Trump:

https://defend.wikileaks.org/openletter/

Letter templates

Letter template 1 – Addressed to Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot and Judge Vanessa Baraitser
Letter template 2 – General
Letter template 3 – International Jurists’ Letter addressed to UK PM Boris Johnson
Letter template 4 – A Letter to UK’s Attorney General Lord Buckland
Letter template 5 – Addressed to International Criminal Court — the office of the Prosecutor.
Letter template 6 – Addressed to Australian High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency the Honourable George Brandis QC
Letter template 7 – Addressed to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Letter template 8 – Addressed to Lord David Prior/ NHS, Senator Marise Payne/ Minister for Foreign Affairs , George Christensen MP, Andrew Wilkie indep. MP

Suggested email addresses

senator.Payne@aph.gov.au, rob.davis@hmps.gsi.gov.uk, westminster.mc@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk, southlondonmc@justice.gov.uk, parliamentary.group@assangecampaign.org.au, un@fidh.org, bruxelles@fidh.org, thehague@fidh.org, contact@fidh.org, commissioner@coe.int, alert.dio@coe.int, drh@coe.int, international.secretariat.brussels@hrwf.net, information@ishr.ch, information.ny@ishr.ch, info@icj.org, info@crd.org, london@humanrightsinitiative.org, eplondon@europarl.europa.eu, epwashington@europarl.europa.eu, direction@rsf.org, media@pmc.gov.au, foi@pmc.gov.au, GeneralEnquiries.LhLh@dfat.gov.au, newswatch@bbc.co.uk, haveyoursay@bbc.co.uk, comments@cnn.com, cnbctips@nbcuni.com, investigations@cnbc.com, hdb@curia.europa.eu, info@eclj.org, InternationalRelationsJudicialOffice@judiciary.uk, JudicialComplaints@judiciaryni.uk, davinia.Houghton@justice.gov.uk, hcenquiries@parliament.uk, offleyroad@globaljustice.org.uk

  1. Sign petitions

NEW PETITION BY OFFICIAL DEA CAMPAIGN: Release Julian Assange before COVID 19 spreads

There are another 8 active online petitions:

  1. Journalists speak up for Assange
  2. Don’t hand Assange over to the US
  3. Free Julian Assange before it’s too late
  4. DIEM25
  5. Reporters without borders (RSF)
  6. Roots Action: To Judge Vanessa Baraitser
  7. Amnesty International
  8. Committee to Protect Journalists
  9. Keep yourself informed

Follow WikiLeaksCourage FoundationAssange LegalDefend Assange on Twitter

Help us share the info on Defend WikiLeaks Liveblog and Courage Foundation News

Follow media outlets which report independently on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange, such as Consortium NewsThe CanaryCounterpunchDemocracy NowThe Real News NetworkTruthdig, and WSWS.

  1. Challenge false reporting in the media

Julian Assange and WikiLeaks are the subject of regular false claims and smears in the media – a consequence of challenging the powerful. Media outlets which should support truthtellers often choose to side with powerful interests seeking to undermine WikiLeaks and the public’s right to know. A common smear has become to falsely link Julian Assange and WikiLeaks to Russia, when no links exist. You can write to media outlets and individual journalists who report false news, pointing out the truth. You can use individual newspapers’ complaint mechanisms to challenge editors and press them to issue apologies and retractions. You can use your online, social media presence to inform others about false media reporting. Some sources.

  1. Join a protest near you

SINCE WORLDWIDE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK PREVENTS PUBLIC GATHERINGS, CLICK HERE TO SEE HOW YOU CAN ACT WHILE QUARANTINED.

Once the lockdowns are over, a list of upcoming events can be found here.

  1. Start your own support group

Manual on how to start your own local support group, organize a protest and other group initiatives suggestions can be found here:

  1. Movie list

Share this list of FREE online streaming movies with your friends and family: https://dontextraditeassange.com/playlist/

  1. Twitter actions

HASHTAGS: Use popular UK Twitter hashtags for campaging to #FreeAssange during #CoronaCrisisUk such as #SaturdayMotivation while you #StayHomeSaveLives. #DontExtraditeAssange campaign continues during #COVID-19 #lockdown while we #StayHome and practice #SocialDistancing to #FlattenTheCurve! Use the trending hashtags to reach more people with your message!

CHALLENGE: Join the #AssangeChallenge!! Share petitions or movie list on your social media accounts and tag 3 people to challenge them to further share it to raise awareness about Julian’s continued torture! Let’s flood the internet!

TAGGING MPs: Here’s a list of all UK parliamentaries Twitter accounts: https://www.mpsontwitter.co.uk/list

  1. Join We Are Millions Photo Campaign

https://wearemillions.org/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/WErMILLIONS/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wermillions

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wermillions/

  1. Send a postcard

Perfect time to paper Home Secretary office again with a ‘Mass Postcarding’!

Priti Patel
Home Office
2 Marsham Street
Westminster
London, SW1P 4DF
UK

  1. Write to Julian Assange

As initiated by https://writejulian.com, you can join the mass letter writing campaign. Instructions described here. Before writing to Julian please write at least one letter to a politician or leader and take another action to defend Julian. Please write short personal notes and let Julian know of the actions you’ve taken to help defend him. Please do not include sensitive information in your letter.

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