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Home Run for Julian: Oakland, CA

Free Assange!

Assange’s father and brother will meet with activists, press, and policymakers to raise awareness of the importance of protecting whistleblowers and journalists, and to advocate for the release of Julian Assange, whom the United Nations has declared “arbitrarily detained” since 2010.

Saturday's event will be joined by Julian Assange's father and brother, John and Gabriel Shipton, Alice Walker, Dan Ellsberg, Noam Chomsky, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Dennis Bernstein and more! Admission at the door will be $10-$20 sliding scale. No one will be turned away. Wheelchair accessible with advanced notice. Masks and social distancing observed. 

Speakers Include:

  • Joe Lombardo, National Coordinator UNAC
  • Cynthia Papermaster, CODEPINK
  • Jeff Mackler, National Steering Committee, Assange Defense
  • Dennis Bernstein, host of KPFA’s Flashpoints
  • Nozomi Hayase, author, WikiLeaks, the Global Fourth Estate: History Is Happening

Co-sponsored by Freedom for Julian Assange-Bay Area, CODEPINK and 20+ other organizations. If you would like to volunteer at the event, email Cynthia Papermaster!

Private Reception on Friday evening, June 25th @5-7pm PDT with John and Gabriel Shipton with a suggested donation of $50. Please RSVP to 510.365.1500 for the time and location. 

Media Conference will begin at 12pm PDT with the Assange family and Alice Walker at the Islamic Cultural Center. For media inquiries with the Assange family, email Nathan Fuller - [email protected]

Wheelchair access with advance notice to [email protected]

Can't make it? Livestream the discussion here!


Can we count you in?




Islamic Cultural Center
1433 Madison St, Oakland, CA 94612, United States,

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