Events

We will publish here the locations and times of all protests and events planned for May 3rd. Please email worldpressfreedomday@protonmail.com to have your event added here.

Please also pass on any photos, videos, social media posts of events that occur on May 3rd so we can publize them here after the event.

Stand up for Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning Events

Australia

Brisbane

What: Assange Day Protest – No extradition to the U.S. Protest
Where: UK Consulate, 100 Eagle St
When: 1 PM
Facebook event

Bunbury, West Australia

What: Public Lecture: In defence of Julian Assange, Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning to mark World Press Freedom Day.
Where: Bunbury City and Regional Library ICT Room, 1 Parkfield St, WA
When: May 9th (six days after World Press Freedom Day).

Melbourne

What: Stand up For Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning Protest organised by classconscious.org
Where: U.K. Consulate – 90 Collins St, Melbourne.
When: 11 AM – 12PM, May 3rd Facebook event

Sydney

What: Where’s Assange on World Press Freedom Day ? protest organised by Support Assange and Wikileaks Coalition, Defend the Right to Protest
When: May 3rd, 12 PM – 1PM
Where: MLC Building 19 Martin Place first before march to UK Embassy
Facebook Event

Ireland

Dublin

What: Stand up for Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning Protest
When: May 3rd, 6 PM
Where: 29 Merrion Road Ballsbridge
Facebook event

U.S.

San Francisco

What: Stand up for Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning Protest organised by Bay Action Committee to Free Julian Assange
Where: Meet at 4 PM at the UK Consulate, One Sansome Street–for a short rally–and then march to the Federal Building on 7th Street for another rally.
When: May 3rd, 4 PM
Contact: https://twitter.com/BayAssange
Facebook Event


Boston

What: Stand up For Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning Protest organised by #becomeungovernable
Where: UK Consulate in Boston, MA
When: 3- 6 PM , May 3rd (Please check Facebook page for updates as heavy rain predicted)
Facebook Event

Massachusetts

What: Protest by Pioneer Valley – Green Rainbow Local
When: 5.30 pm – 7pm
Where: Northampton City Hall, Northhamton
Facebook Event:

UK

London

What:VIGIL on 3RD MAY 2019
When:from 6PM BST
Where: at the National Union of Journalists, 72 Acton St, London Nearest Tube Station: King’s Cross

Stand up for other journalists and whistleblower events

Ethiopia

What: World Press Freedom Day Event
When: May 2 – May 3, 2019 9:00am – 6pm
Contact: Saorla McCabe s.mccabe@unesco.org

Minnesota, New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Washington DC Area

What:Night Out for Austin“, Fundraiser for missing journalist Austin Tice at participating restaurants
When: May 2, 2019
Where: participating restaurants in cities above
See also: “Vanished The Austin Tice Story

PEN World Press Freedom Day Events across the U.S.

PEN America is holding events across cities in the U.S. to demand freedom for the press. See details here.


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