EVENT     17 – 18th MARCH

Set Julian Assange Free!

17th March   7.30 pm (CET) |   JAKOB CULTURE CHURCH     Hausmannsgate 14, Oslo

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  17th MARCH | Thursday

An event in a tribute to Julian Assange, Wikileaks and freedom of expression!

  18th MARCH | Friday

The persecution of Julian Assange


Eva Joly photo

Eva Joly

Former Member of the European Parliament, Norwegian-born French juge d'instruction and politician for Europe Écologie–The Greens


Nils Melzer photo

Nils Melzer

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; Human Rights Chair, Geneva Academy; Professor of International Law, University of Glasgow; Vice-President IIHL, Sanremo


Kristinn Hrafnsson photo

Kristinn Hrafnsson

Award winning Icelandic investigative journalist, editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, The National Union of Journalists — Journalist of the Year in 2011


Mads Andenas photo

Mads Andenas

UiO Law Professor,Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UN special rapporteur, UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention


On Screen

Dr Deepa Govindarajan Driver

Dr Deepa G Driver

NEC & national pensions negotiator University and College Union, UK trade union for academics, Legal observer & exec member of Haldane Society


Ögmundur Jónasson's photo

Ögmundur Jónasson

Icelandic politician who has served as a member of Althingi, the Icelandic Parliament, since 1995. He is currently the Chairman of the Parliament's Constitutional and Supervisory Committee and is a representative to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.


Gisle Selnes

Gisle Selnes

UiB professor, Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies


Agnete Gullestad Haaland's photo

Agnete Gullestad Haaland

Agnete Gullestad Haaland is a Norwegian actress, of both film / TV and theater, She is also a director of theater.


Tord Gustavsen photo

Tord Gustavsen

Tord Gustavsen is a Norwegian jazz pianist and composer. Tord also plays with a wide variety of major Scandinavian jazz musicians and composes music for most of his projects.


Trygve Seim's photo

Trygve Seim

Jazz musician - saxophonist and composer, recording artist, collaborator, and curator of sound.


Sofia Jernberg's photo

Sofia Jernberg

Experimental singer, improviser, and composer, recipient of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's jazz award in 2008


John Shipton's photo

John Shipton

Julian Assange's father

Erling Borgen's photo

Erling Borgen

Documentary filmmaker, journalist and author.Professor in investigative documentaries. Winner of major national and international media- and human rights awards.


Arne Ruth's photo

Arne Ruth

Jurnalist, Winner of European Science Writers Award in 2004


Günter Wallraff's photo

Günter Wallraff

Author, writer and undercover journalist, former editor at the Bild-Zeitung, awarded with Laureate of the International Botev Prize.


with support of

Norsk P.E.N. logo

Norwegian PEN is the Norwegian division of PEN International, the world's largest organization for writers and freedom of expression, founded in 1921.

with support of

Fritt Ord logo

Fritt Ord Foundation protects and promotes freedom of expression and the environment for freedom of expression in Norway, particularly by encouraging lively debate

with support of the Courage Foundation

Courage Foundation logo

The Courage Foundation is an international organisation that supports those who risk life or liberty to make significant contributions to the historical record.

with support of

AKI logo

Kulturkirken JAKOB ble åpnet som en ny kulturscene i Oslo i februar 2000. Tilbakemeldingene vi har fått siden åpningsfasen våren 2000 har vært formidable.