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Upcoming Conference: Night Falls in the Evening Lands – The Assange Epic

December 21, 2023 IN WIP
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We invite you to the UPCOMING CONFERENCE

Saturday 9 March 2024                  Storey Hall, RMIT, Melbourne

The announcement of Julian Assange’s final appeal in the UK High Court on 20 and 21 February 2024 magnifies the critical importance of this conference in defending his case and cause. Those who have been fighting for truth, peace and justice understand the precious nature of freedom of thought and expression.

If extradited to the United States to face espionage charges, Julian faces a sentence of 175 years for exposing war crimes committed by the United States in the Afghan and Iraq wars.

We need solidarity more than ever. Our human rights are intertwined with Julian‘s. By attending this conference, either in person or virtually, you amplify our collective voice.

Furthermore, if you have platforms or channels that can mobilise those within your sphere of influence, please disseminate the attached flyer far and wide.

We also welcome a new speaker to our conference, Dr Ruth Mitchell, the first woman Chair of the Board of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Peace Prize in 1985. Her details will be added to our website and new flyers.

 

Early Bird tickets for attendance and online participation are available for a limited time.

Bookings at: https://www.nightfalls.info/

 

 

We look forward to seeing you. TICKETS ARE LIMITED. BOOK NOW

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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