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Press Freedom Day UK Embassy and the Federal Building San Francisco Stream
by International Labor Media Network
Saturday May 4th, 2019 1:45 PM
On World Press Freedom Day supporters of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning and all journalists and whistleblowers rallied in San Francisco at the UK consulate and the US Federal Building. They spoke out about the attacks on journalism and the role of US imperialism. This was streamed live on the International Labor Media Network Channel
Press Freedom Day UK Embassy and the Federal Building San Francisco

Forty to fifty supporters of World Press Freedom Day joined the rally at the UK Consulate in San Francisco and marched to the US Federal Building. There were also over a dozen speakers including journalists and trade unionists who spoke out in support of Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning. It was broadcast live on the International Labor Media Network.
On the same day the International Federation of Jounalists IFJ joined the call for the freedom of Julian Assange. They represent journalists from throughout the world.

IFJ executive committee adopts motion in support of Julian Assange
02 May 2019
The IFJ Executive Committee supports our Australian affiliate MEAA in its opposition to US moves for the extradition of Julian Assange.

Any extradition and prosecution by US authorities would be a clear attack on the principles of press freedom.

We call on the UK and Australian Governments to oppose any US extradition application.

On World Press Freedom Day Friday May 3, 2019 join the rallies and marches around the world and in San Francisco to FREE Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning and all jailed journalists and whistleblower

May 3, 2019 4:00 PM
Rally at UK Consulate
#1 Sansome St.
San Francisco

At 4:30 PM March to
US Federal Building
90 7th St.
San Francisco

Rally At US Federal Building
5:15 PM

Initial Speakers

Initial Speakers included
Peter B. Collins, Journalist and Broadcaster
Graham Elwood, comedian and filmmaker
Nozomi Hayase, Jouralist and writer
Steve Zeltzer, Journalist KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Ann Garrison, Journalist Black Agenda Report
Daniel Borgstrom, Veterans For Peace
George Wright, Professor and United Public Workers for Action
John Holmes, Retired Member CWA Pacifica Media Workers Guild
Rodger Scott, AFT 2121 past president and delegate to SF Labor Council
Laura Wells Green Party

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