Save Julian Assange and join the WikiLeaks revolution. Happened in Manchester, UK
24 hours approaching for Julian Assange on October 15, as evidenced by a map On the site, initiatives multiply. Activists and groups of all kinds work to organize different events according to their tastes and abilities.
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Below is an original initiative that will take place at the ‘quirkiest pub’ in Manchester, UK which could serve as inspiration for other similar events.
In collaboration with Body Warmth: Dance to Stay Warm, we are organizing our event “Save Julian Assange. Join the WikiLeaks revolution in L ‘Old Abbey TaphouseGuildhall Close, Hulme, Manchester. Our event will start on Saturday 15th October at 3pm and will run until 7pm; Then followed by warming the body from 20:00 to 03:00 in the morning. The event is free, but there is a charge of 5 pounds for the evening portion, in order to raise funds to cover the increased costs of space heating.
Our People’s Community supports global democracy and freedom of expression, and our particular focus at the moment is the recent and troubling developments in the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Julian is currently being held in solitary confinement, in appalling conditions, at the notorious Belmarsh Prison in London. Home Secretary Priti Patel recently signed extradition documents, which will go to trial in the US, where he faces 175 years in prison.
The event will be held at the Old Abbey Taphouse in Hulme. Winner of the 2022 Community Pub of the Year awarded by Campaign for Real Ale, it was also called “Manchester’s Weirdest Pub” by the Manchester Evening News in 2022. The venue also has an upstairs studio where DJs, musicians and other creators can record sessions and broadcasts for STEAM Radio, part of the social enterprise STEAM MCR. STEAM’s goal is to provide a creative space for those who live in the area, particularly unknown groups.
Original artwork, political banners, and photos of grassroots political activists and cause supporters from our past music events and Julian Assange demonstrations will be on display. Our flagship live event will feature a variety of live shows, including audio groups From Damian Luke McNely And the the valleysI Poetry party From Lion Pig Farms, Steve Jaffa Brown And other poets, as well as performing by contemporary dance From 15.00 to 19.00. There will also be a performance by political activist group Punk Scar Galventis. Various DJs will support the theme of human rights, freedom of speech and expression and global democracy.
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