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Flashmob Protest: Free Julian Assange (Wikileaks)
Date Thursday December 16
Time 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
Market St @ Sutter and Sansome (near British Consulate)
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorGio LM
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This will be a flashmob protest to demand the freedom and release of Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, who is being detained unrightfully on false charges that are being attached to him only to censor him and the revolutionary website which exposes corruption and truth behind so many political agendas. This protest is to demonstrate that the censorship and cover-ups are NOT going un-noticed here in the Bay Area, and that in this day and age we will no longer accept censorship and corruption to this level, especially when it is so blatant. Let's defend our rights as citizens of this world, and lets demand an end to censorship, oppression and control by our governments...and of course FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND PRESS! Madrid held a powerful and revealing protest the other day, let's do the same in the city by the bay. This is of global importance and we cannot watch while lies and deceit are being exercised right in front of our faces!
Added to the calendar on Monday Dec 13th, 2010 2:59 AM

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by hopjuice
Tuesday Dec 14th, 2010 12:03 AM
This has been posted on Facebook now if you want to use that for promotion.
by OnePerson
Tuesday Dec 14th, 2010 11:45 AM
That intersection (Market/Sansome/Sutter) is relatively unpopulated from Noon to 4pm, the time of this protest, but becomes VERY crowded with people around rush hour, peaking at 5:30pm. Why are we stopping the protest right before it would reach the maximum number of people? Makes no sense. I suggest extending the protest to 6:00pm, or if that's too long, start it at 2pm or 3pm and then go to 6pm. No point protesting on an empty street when you can reach thousands by just waiting a couple hours!
by gio lm
Wednesday Dec 15th, 2010 8:27 AM
that does make far more sense...essentiqlly this should just be a free-for-all..it could start whenever and end whenever but going later in the day during rush hour is definitely more effective
by Gio LM
Wednesday Dec 15th, 2010 8:28 AM
That is actually a good point.

OK, Flash Mob will now be at 4:00-6:00, Market St@Sutter and Sansome.
by R.T.
Wednesday Dec 15th, 2010 8:52 AM
Hey there,

I've had several people email me about this asking for details and whether my org knows about it and whether we're promoting it. I was hoping to find out a little bit more about what's planned. Could one of the organizers send me a note? writingwithcharacter [ at ] gmail.

Thanks!
R.T.
by FreeSpeech Man
Thursday Dec 16th, 2010 3:05 PM
All,
Even though Assange is "free" on bail, his restrictions are gestapo like.
Though no case exsists he is still being treated like a criminal
We will STILL protest, because now the US is working to redo this whole arrest thing AGAIN.
So, we are not done, do not feel like you dont have to attend....
WE MUST
...........They wanted to "free" him right b4 the holidays and then during the xmas week, there is talk of a quick arrest/extradition etc....They know how the headlines work and who will be paying attention....
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