Assange

Friday 23rd to Monday 26th August

Byline Festival with Frontline Club 2019

Join us at the world’s first festival for independent journalism and freedom of speech – to debate, discuss, dance, laugh, and change the world. Frontline will be running a specially curated series of talks and documentary screenings exploring this year’s key festival themes: Defending Democracy and The Power of Journalism.


July 4, 2011

WikiLeaks ‘blackmailed’ over Bank of America leaks

Whistleblower website WikiLeaks is under a “kind of blackmail” over leaked Bank of America documents, according to the organisation’s editor-in-chief, Julian Assange. Speaking at a special Frontline Club event on Saturday alongside renowned philosopher Slavoj Žižek and investigative journalist Amy Goodman, Assange spoke at length about the pressures faced by WikiLeaks amid a political backlash. […]


June 29, 2011

WikiLeaks’ Assange too controversial for London university

Frontline Club’s upcoming event featuring WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and renowned Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek was deemed too controversial for the University of London’s Institute of Education (IOE). The event, which will take place on 2 July at the Troxy in East London, had originally been tentatively scheduled to take place at Logan Hall, a […]


June 28, 2011

Julian Assange: conspiracy as governance

This Saturday (2 July) will see Julian Assange, editor-in-chief of whistleblower website WikiLeaks, take part in a Frontline Club "in conversation" event alongside Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek and award-winning investigative journalist Amy Goodman. As part of the build up to the event, which will focus on the ethics and philosophy behind WIkiLeaks, Frontline Club will […]


May 10, 2011

Julian Assange receives Sydney Peace Prize at Frontline

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize gold medal for Peace with Justice at the Frontline Club this afternoon. Assange is now one of just four people to have been given the award. Nelson Mandela, the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso and a Japanese Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda are the only others […]