Global Protest for Julian Assange, Monday, February 24

There will be a Global Protest the day Julian Assange’s Extraditon Hearing in the U.K. is scheduled to begin. Join us Monday, February 24, 11 am – 1:00 pm at the British Consulate, 885 Second Avenue at 47th Street, NYC.

Speakers include Deborah Hrbek, media lawyer and member of WikiLeaks legal team; Margaret Kunstler, civil rights lawyer and co-editor of In Defense of Julian Assange; Ben Norton, journalist, The Grayzone; Kim Ives, writer and editor of Haiti Liberté; John F. O’Donnell, actor and writer; and John Tarleton, editor-in-chief, The Indypendent.

The protest is in solidarity with NYC Free Assange; Big Apple Coffee Party; Veterans for Peace; Glen Ford, Executive Director, Black Agenda Report; Joel Kupferman, Director Environmental Justice Initiative; Haiti Liberté; Manhattan Green Party; Socialist Action; Margaret Kimberley, Editor of Black Agenda Report; Courage Foundation; Freedom Socialist Party; Cuba Si; Rev. Juan Carlos Ruiz, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church; Larry Hamm; activist. (list in formation) and with over 26 cities around the world.