Defend media freedom

Photo: Neville Spencer

A protest was held outside the US consulate in Sydney to mark World Press Freedom Day on May 3. Protesters called for the release of whistleblower journalist Julian Assange and opposed his threatened extradition to the United States.

Speakers included journalist Mary Kostakidis, Assange’s father John Shipton, lawyer Greg Barnes, former Greens senator Scott Ludlum, Father Dave Smith and Jim McIlroy the from Socialist Alliance.