Release Julian Assange

Founded in 2006 by Julian Assange, Wikileaks offers journalist and others an anonymous, secure online submission system to reveal war crimes, the inner workings of governments, human rights abuses, corporate crimes, and much more. It is one of the most important tools for journalists and whistleblowers, Assange has been one of the most important figures protecting the right to freedom of speech and press.

Thanks to Julian Assange:

  • WikiLeaks documents have informed the public about U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, and more.
  • WikiLeaks documents have released tens of thousands of articles and academic papers.
  • WikiLeaks releases have been used in numerous court cases where human rights defenders have been on trial.
  • Julian Assange’s only “crime” is that of exposing crimes the U.S. government hoped to keep the world from knowing. Rather than being extradited to the U.S to be tried and imprisoned, he must be released immediately by the U.K. and ensured safe passage home to Australia. Add your name to our letter to Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Dear Theresa May,

The fate of free speech and free press protector Julian Assange is in the hands of the United Kingdom. As prime minister, we appeal to you to do everything in your power--make a public statement, use your position and influence--to appeal to the British courts not to extradite Assange to the U.S. and instead release him immediately.

The relentless attacks on Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and others threaten the future of free press, which is the bulwark of democracy. Thanks to Julian Assange:

  • WikiLeaks documents have informed the public about U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, and more.
  • WikiLeaks documents have released tens of thousands of articles and academic papers.
  • WikiLeaks releases have been used in numerous court cases where human rights defenders have been on trial.
  • Rather than being a criminal, Assange is a truth teller, bringing to light war crimes and human rights abuses that must be exposed and abolished.

Assange’s health is in severe decline as a result of his years confined inside the Ecuadorian embassy. He must be given immediate medical treatment and freedom to care for himself and continue his important work.

Sincerely,

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Meagan Costea
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Mark Scott
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Ken Lindberg
Marty Roth
Fredi Lessac
Nathan Klatt
Karen Saum
sheila winston
Keith Gorden
Simon Milner-Edwards
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Travis Christal
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  • Meagan Costea
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:54 -0400
  • Elizabeth Larson
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:50 -0400
  • Warren David
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:47 -0400
  • James Vipond
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:44 -0400
  • Janice Brown
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:42 -0400
  • Julie Takatsch
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:39 -0400
  • Forrest Hopping
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:36 -0400
  • Mariela Wilkes
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:31 -0400
  • Judith Campbell
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:24 -0400
  • John Terlazzo
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:22 -0400
  • s a
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:12 -0400
  • Todd Struthers
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:11 -0400
  • Mark Scott
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:10 -0400
  • Jacqui Deveneau
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:09 -0400
  • Peter Gilmore
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:08 -0400
  • Eugene Marner
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:06 -0400
  • Ken Lindberg
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:02 -0400
    Ken Reese Lindberg


    Release Assange and give him a medal !
  • Marty Roth
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:01 -0400
    Marty Roth
  • Fredi Lessac
    signed 2019-04-12 12:22:01 -0400
    Fredi Joanne Lessac
  • Nathan Klatt
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:54 -0400
  • Karen Saum
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:52 -0400
  • sheila winston
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:51 -0400
  • Keith Gorden
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:50 -0400
  • Simon Milner-Edwards
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:47 -0400
  • Molly Bachmann
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:46 -0400
  • Travis Christal
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:41 -0400
  • Aleks Kosowicz
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:39 -0400
  • Michael Lindley
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:39 -0400
  • Gina Aranki
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:39 -0400
  • erika petersen
    signed 2019-04-12 12:21:37 -0400
    A free press and the media are the bastions of democracy. As one nation after another turns to the right and censors, arrests and tortures journalists to keep the citizenry in the dark while they pursue their wars and conceal their rape of the earth, shouldn’t the UK stand for freedom? Do not do the bidding of the US – you did it to horrible effect in Iraq – can you not learn from your mistakes?
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