2011-03-17 Bradley Manning Rallies this weekend

As Human Rights Watch joins Amnesty in calling for the US to explain or desist from the abuse of Bradley Manning, support for Manning has increased around the world. MP Ann Clywd questioned UK Foreign Secretary William Hague regarding Manning’s treatment at the meeting of the House of Commons’ Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday (transcript available at UK Friends of Bradley Manning) and she again […]

2011-03-16 Rallies for a united #Palestine – Day Two #Gaza #Mar15

WL Central will be updating news on Palestine, with new items added at the top. You can contact me on twitter @GeorgieBC or by email at admin@wlcentral.org. Current time and date in Gaza:  WEDNESDAY, March 16 Demands from protesters in Manara square: Palestinian National Council elections guaranteeing representation of all Palestinians wherever they are. Immediate release of all political […]

2011-01-14 WikiLeaks Rallies Tomorrow

GLOBAL Global: Global ProtestDate and time: Saturday 15 January 2011, 18:00hDetails: http://freewikileaks.eu/en/protests/ Global: Anonymous in defense of WikiLeaks and freedom of expressionDate and time: Saturday 15 January 2011Details: http://www.whyweprotest.net/en/Event Information: http://forums.whyweprotest.net/forums/planning.283/ AUSTRALIA Adelaide: POSTPONED Location: Victoria Sqaure, Adelaide, AustraliaEvent page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181160868571449 Brisbane: Saturday, January 15, 20:30hLocation: Brisbane Square, Top of Queen St MallEvent page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=153885131325141 Sydney: Saturday, January 15, 13:00hLocation: Sydney Town HallContact: […]

2011-01-11 WikiLeaks Rallies This Week

GLOBAL Global: Media Blitz to support WikileaksDate and time: Tuesday, January 11 · 10:30h – 13:30hDetails: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=120437981357342 Global: Wikileaks Flash Mob EventDate and time: Wednesday, January 12 · 15:30h – 17:00hDetails: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=112718522134191 Global: Global ProtestDate and time: Saturday 15 January 2011, 18:00hDetails: http://freewikileaks.eu/en/protests/ Global: Anonymous in defense of WikiLeaks and freedom of expressionDate and time: Saturday 15 January […]

2011-01-09 Coverage of January 8 Rallies for WikiLeaks

Video from BTV “With only three days until Julian Assange appears again in court, supporters of WikiLeaks have returned to the streets simultaneously in different Spanish cities. In Barcelona, thirty people have been concentrated in the Sant Jaume square to demand the release of the leader WikiLeaks.” More video from Televisio De Catalunya Avui: “We believe that governments and […]

2011-01-08 WikiLeaks Rallies Today

 is the start of a series of rallies being held world wide in support of Julian Assange and Wikileaks. Assange’s next scheduled hearing is on January 11. The details of Sweden’s extradition request and the EU arrest warrant should be heard at that time. Currently, Twitter and possibly other social media have been subpoenaed for information about […]

2011-01-07 Rallies in Support of Assange

Rallies for Julian Assange and Wikileaks are again gaining momentum in the lead up to the next scheduled hearing January 11. The details of Sweden’s extradition request and the EU arrest warrant should be heard at that time. London supporters will gather from 11am to 7pm outside the court, apparently now Belmarsh in souitheast London. Along with many events […]

Speeches for Rallies

Written in response to a specific request but available for use by anyone. Feel free to use, in whole or in part, or publish them on a website, newsletter, store window, office cublicle, etc. If you are organizing a rally, please tell me the details and I’ll post them here and at WLCentral. Thank you […]

Transcript of Whistleblowing Panel censored by Oxford Union

This is a transcript and audio of what I said at the Whistleblowing  panel that was censored by the Oxford Union. I was informed by Oxford Union bursar Lindsay Warne that the Standing Committee and then-president Laali Vadlamani had censored the panel in response to a demand from David Shedd and this was confirmed by current […]

#MeToo, #TimesUp and all that … but also #opDeathEaters

These are snippets from interviews I did with Australian criminologist Dr. Michael Salter in 2014-15 for his 2017 book ‘Crime, Justice and Social Media’ which looks broadly at the role of social media in both crime and justice. In the final chapter, he used #OpGabon and #OpDeatheaters to examine how social media can challenge national/regional […]