Australia-wide protests support of Wikileaks founder after his arrest today in London
People all over Australia and the world are calling for the release of Julian Assange and his protection in the name of free speech and public interest. Rallies have now occurring in Melbourne,Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Hobart. He has been vilified by politicians and right wing commentators worldwide, with the Canadian PM calling for his assassination! Let the Aust gov know you support free speech and Wikileaks and want the Australian Government to upold the human rights of Wikileaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange by attending one of the rallies. Some of the rallies coincide with this Friday 10th December's International Human Rights Day but are also occuring over the weekend. See below for details
BRISBANE - 12 noon, this Friday December 10
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 295 Ann Street, City.
SYDNEY- Sydney Town Hall @ 1pm, Friday December 10.
MELBOURNE - Facebook event for the protest in Melbourne to defend Julian Assange: http://on.fb.me/gHWHyq
Melbourne Protest to defend Julian Assange at State Library, Melbourne 4.30pm, this Friday, Dec 10
HOBART: Saturday, December 11, noon at the Hobart Parliament Lawns
ADELAIDE: Sunday, December 12, 1:00pm at Parliament House.
PERTH: Friday 10th December, 6:00PM Wesley Church,
corner Hay and Williams St,
Human Rights Day Vigil to support Freedom of Speech and Wikileaks
A website has also been set up to promote rallies around the world for Wikileaks at