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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: The Case of Julian Assange

When:  Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022, 06:30pm – 07:30pm

Julian Assange’s father John Shipton and lawyer Jennifer Robinson come together with journalist Rachael Brown to explore the personal, public and political implications of Julian’s imprisonment in the UK.


You have the option to pay what you can for this for this event. As a guide, the suggested price is $15, although any amount will help cover our costs and keep these events accessible.

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People say that (writers) are pretty powerless: we don’t have an army, we don’t have a bureaucracy. But if that were true, then why would writers be arrested?... Because the spoken word is powerful.

— John Ralston Saul on the work of PEN International