A panel of local independent journalists in conversation with Julian Assange’s father and brother. Sponsored by East Side Freedom Library and WAMM with Peter Rachleff moderating.

John and Gabriel Shipton, the father and brother of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, are on a nationwide tour to advocate for the release of the journalist, who has been detained in Britain since 2012, and for the Biden administration to drop the U.S. Government’s extradition efforts. The U.S. tour is sponsored by the Courage Foundation (couragefound.org) which supports whistleblowers and other truth-tellers “who risk life or liberty to make significant contributions to the historical record.”

ESFL and Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) have come together to host two events which highlight the broader implications that his prosecution has for global press freedom. At ESFL, we will convene a panel of independent journalists who have been engaged in telling the stories of struggles for racial and economic justice. The ESFL panel will include Petros Haile, Sheila Reagan, and Cirien Saadeh.


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