Friday, December 10, 2010

Defend WikiLeaks - the issues at stake

Public forum - all welcome

This forum will discuss the issues of free speech and government secrecy in the context of the international attacks on WikiLeaks and the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Speakers include:
Scott Ludlam (Greens senator)
David Cohen (reporter, former branch president of the Media, Entertainment, Arts Alliance)
Kamala Emanuel (Socialist Alliance)

Wed 15 December 2010
6 for 6:30pm, Perth Activist Centre
15/5 Aberdeen St, East Perth (next to McIver station)

Ph 9218 9608, 0413 976 638.
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Defend WikiLeaks

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A major international movement has emerged campaigning to defend the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, and its founder Julian Assange, from attacks by governments and business. There will be rallies around the country and around the world.

See the Socialist Alliance media release and more information in Green Left Weekly here, here and here among other places.

In Perth, the most effective action that can be taken at the moment is to bring "Defend WikiLeaks" placards to the Human Rights rally on Friday:

6pm, Fri 10 December, Wesley Church (cnr William & Hay Sts, Perth)

Ted Wilkes - Associate Professor, Curtin University, Aboriginal Elder
Dennis Eggington - CEO of the Aboriginal Legal Services WA
Glenn Moore – Leader of The Aboriginal Party
Victoria Iverson - Friends of Palestine WA
Peter Wilkie - Refugee Rights Action Network
Alexis Vassiley - Socialist Alternative
Alex Bainbridge - The Socialist Alliance
Elizabeth Hulm - The Communist Party Australia
Paddy Cullen - OXFAM Australia
 Marianne Mackay – Chair of The Deaths in Custody Watch Committee WA
Gerry Georgatos (MC) – Human Rights Alliance

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Green Left Weekly – end of year celebration

Sun 12 December
4pm, South Beach Reserve, Fremantle (free CAT bus from Fremantle station)

Ph Justine 0418 906 316 or Annolies 0418 996 451

Cheap food and drinks available