In this video, James Cogan, national secretary of the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) appeals to workers, students and youth to attend forthcoming rallies in Sydney and Melbourne to demand freedom for WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.
Cogan explains the connection between the fight for Assange and the struggle against escalating government attacks in every country against freedom of the press and other basic democratic rights.
Sunday March 3, 2:00 p.m.
Martin Place Amphitheatre
(between Pitt Street and Castlereagh Street, at the Pitt Street end)
Sunday, March 10, 1:00 p.m.
Victorian State Library steps
Swanston Street, Melbourne
Brisbane (livestream of Sydney rally)
Sunday March 3, 1:00 p.m. (Queensland time)
Woolloongabba Senior Citizens Centre
22 Qualtrough St
(Between Ipswich Rd and Logan Rd)