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Welcome to Challenge Power!

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It serves as document base to empower everyone to get informed and take concrete actions against the extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange.



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The extradition hearing started in London on 24th - 28th February 2020. It will resume for three weeks on May 18th 2020

Go to USA vs Julian Assange extradition hearing Part 1 24-28 Feb, the page dedicated to documenting the first part of the extradition hearing, day by day, with relevant links, images, and other useful information!

Next important dates:

25 March 2020: Westminster Magistrates Court video link hearing

7 April 2020: Woolwich Crown Court case management hearing including anonimity issue of two witnesses

18 May - 5 June 2020: Woolwich Crown Court: Second part of the extradition hearing with evidence

18 May 2020: Global protests (all info about global protests will be listed in Events)

In defense of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

dont-extradite-assange-uk-poster2web.jpg Julian Assange faces extradition to the US, where he risks 175 year in prison for charges based on the US espionage act for his journalistic activities publishing truthful information - exposing war crimes, lies and corruption. He is detained in isolation in the Belmarsh high-security prison in London, since April 11th 2019.

Assange's case is emblematic for the methods used against him and his character, along with the multiple violations of international law. It is also dramatic for the precedent his extradition and jailing in the US would set for everyone involved into journalistic and truth-seeking activities.

The political and judicial persecution of Assange is part of a wider picture where the actions of many courageous hackers, whistleblowers, journalists and activists are being brutally repressed by violent forces attempting to assert their power.

Everyone is invited to take part in enriching this wiki as a document base to empower everyone to get informed and take concrete actions against the extradition of Julian Assange.

As outlined by Gavin MacFadyen, Assange's friend and mentor, journalists should take risks to expose lies and challenge power. This wiki is dedicated to his loving memory <3

Map of topics

Below is an evolving map of the topics described here on Challenge Power, upon which you can help elaborate

The work of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Political persecution of Julian Assange & WikiLeaks

A historical case: The USA vs Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Speaking up in defense of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks

Get together and take action

  • Getting involved 101 Step by step guide on getting involved
  • Official Campaigns Defend, Courage Foundation, Don't Extradite Assange (DEA), Emerge Heart, Australian Assange Campaign and We Are Millions photo campaign info and contacts.
  • Tools Campaigning material: images, posters, flyers, etc.
  • Events All info about upcoming and ongoing protests, vigils, exhibitions..
  • Past events List of past events and their related archives
  • Movie list List of Wiki-related movies & shows you can binge on while quarantined during the COVID-19 outbreak!
  • Ideas Do you have an original creative idea how to enhance and spread support for Julian Assange online during times of worldwide quarantines? Share your idea here!

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