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Dublin - Event Notice

WikiLeaks The Truth - Public Meeting
Central Hotel Dublin
Saturday January 29 2011
15:00 - 17:00

Harry Brown (Lecturer in Journalism) will speak in the Central Hotel Dublin 15:00 - 17:00 on the topic of WikiLeaks and the campaign against Julianl Assange being waged after he leaked top-secret US documents.

These documents have shed light on the way international relations work and have exposed many items which political leaders would prefer that people did not know.

Since the leaking of these top secret documents there has been a concerted campaign against WikiLeaks and Julian Assange.

1. PayPal has stopped processing donations to WikiLeaks
2. Julianl Assange has been brought up on trumped up charges.
3. Death threats have been made to Julianl Assange.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

WikiLeaks, The Espionage Act, and the First Amendment: The Law, Politics, and Policy of Prosecuting Julian Assange

American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

2010-10-25: Frontline Club, London

Frontline, 2010-10-25

Following up on the Iraq War Logs release, Frontline hosted a conversation between Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg. The event video and audio recordings are available on the Frontline website:

Photo credit: Frontline Club

2010-09-30: City University, London

City University London

Under the title "Too Much Information? Security and Censorship in the Age of WikiLeaks," City University's School of Journalism hosted a debate between Julian Assange and David Aaronovitch of The Times. Video of the debate is available on the City University website:

Photo credit: Øyvind Bye Skille, NRK

2010-07-16: TED Talks, Oxford

TED Talks

One week before the release of the Afghanistan war diaries, Julian Assange made an appearance on TED Talks and spoke with host Chris Anderson, curator of TED. The talk, entitled "Why the World Needs WikiLeaks," offers insights into how WikiLeaks operates and what it has accomplished. The full video is available via TED Talks:

Photo credit: TED

2010-04-28: Oslo Freedom Forum

Oslo Freedom Forum

Julian Assange was a featured speaker at the 2010 Oslo Freedom Forum, an event that brings together human rights luminaries from around the world. For anyone wanting to understand the philosophical underpinnings of WikiLeaks, this an essential video:

2010-04-18: Logan Symposium, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism


Shortly after the release of Collateral Murder, Julian Assange spoke at this panel alongside Birgitta Jónsdóttir (Icelandic MP) and Gavin MacFadyen (The Bureau for Investigative Journalism), hosted by Lowell Bergman:

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