Organised by Greater Manchester Manchester Stop the War Coalition
Renata Avila – Wikileaks legal team
Tim Dawson – National Union of Journalists
John Rees – Stop the War Coalition
John Shipton – anti-war activist and Julian Assange’s father
Chair: Penny Hicks, Greater Manchester Stop the War Coalition
Renata Avila is an international human rights lawyer and Co-convener of the Progressive International. She has been a part of the legal and advocacy team of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks for more than a decade.
Tim Dawson is an NUJ past President and represents the NUJ and the International Federation of Journalists on the campaign against Julian Assange’s extradition.
John Rees is a writer, broadcaster and activist, one of the organisers of the People’s Assembly and co-founder of Stop the War Coalition.
John Shipton is Julian Assange’s father, an anti-war activist dedicated to the campaign to drop the extradition charge and see his son freed.