The rally participants expressed indignation at the decision of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, which previously supported the appeal of the U.S. Department of Justice in the case of the extradition of Assange to the United States.

A rally against the extradition to the United States of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was held on Monday in New York. It was broadcast on the YouTube video hosting.

Protesters gathered outside the British Consulate General with posters in support of the WikiLeaks founder. “Freedom to Julian Assange,” read the largest of them.

The rally participants expressed indignation at the decision of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, which previously supported the appeal of the U.S. Department of Justice in the case of Assange’s extradition to the United States. They also complained that major American and British media avoid covering events in support of the Australian. Among the activists who took part in the rally were the founder of the British rock band Pink Floyd Roger Waters, actress Susan Sarandon and others. The rally lasted about an hour.