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.

Petition

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,

Who's signing

Isabelle Rollinat
Martin Starzengruber
Jean-Paul Dion
Andreas Benz
Claudia Bunzel
Alexander Scholz
Michaela Fischer
Eduard Makseimer
Sylke Schulze
Bianca Wintterer
Erik Zühlke
Stefanie Reich
Anna Schwabe
sara fard
Esteban Alpaca
Frank Albrecht
Jasmin Zetlmeisl
Vanessa Pedilarco
Katja Ziesemer-Hügel
Simon Dw
Julia Restle
Christoph Bucher
Witali Maurer
Dr. Jens U. Schmollack
Martin Albrecht
Anja Müller
Nicole Louis
Aki Sakurai
Sandra Weinhold
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  • Isabelle Rollinat
    signed 2019-08-18 17:01:36 -0400
  • Martin Starzengruber
    signed 2019-08-18 15:59:12 -0400
  • Jean-Paul Dion
    signed 2019-08-18 14:20:57 -0400
  • Andreas Benz
    signed 2019-08-18 13:34:20 -0400
  • Claudia Bunzel
    signed 2019-08-18 13:04:30 -0400
  • Alexander Scholz
    signed 2019-08-18 13:02:25 -0400
  • Michaela Fischer
    signed 2019-08-18 12:39:38 -0400
  • Eduard Makseimer
    signed 2019-08-18 08:28:40 -0400
  • Sylke Schulze
    signed 2019-08-18 06:59:43 -0400
    Please protect real journalism and Julian Assange from extradition to the US!
  • Bianca Wintterer
    signed 2019-08-18 05:07:56 -0400
  • Erik Zühlke
    signed 2019-08-18 04:04:45 -0400
  • Stefanie Reich
    signed 2019-08-18 00:05:19 -0400
  • Anna Schwabe
    signed 2019-08-17 21:46:59 -0400
  • Roya
    @ROYA56646187 tweeted link to this page. 2019-08-17 19:40:48 -0400
    I just added my name to an appeal to UK Prime Minister @Theresa_May: The fate of #JulianAssange is in your hands. Speak out for him to be released immediately. Protect freedom of press #FreeAssangeVia @CODEPINK https://www.codepink.org/assange?recruiter_id=798337
  • sara fard
    signed 2019-08-17 19:40:20 -0400
    sham on those coward journalists who uses him then & close eyes today 🙈🙉🙊


    All human beings are members of one frame,

    Since all, at first, from the same essence came.

    When time afflicts a limb with pain

    The other limbs at rest cannot remain.

    If thou feel not for other’s misery

    A human being is no name for thee."
  • Esteban Alpaca
    signed 2019-08-17 15:46:01 -0400
  • Frank Albrecht
    signed 2019-08-17 14:30:27 -0400
    This is a crime against press freedom to imprison Assage
  • Jasmin Zetlmeisl
    signed 2019-08-17 13:56:22 -0400
  • Vanessa Pedilarco
    signed 2019-08-17 12:17:09 -0400
  • Katja Ziesemer-Hügel
    signed 2019-08-17 06:54:47 -0400
  • Simon Dw
    signed 2019-08-17 04:51:43 -0400
  • Julia Restle
    signed 2019-08-17 02:58:37 -0400
  • Christoph Bucher
    signed 2019-08-16 22:25:10 -0400
    Free speech and free press are essentially, what you don’t want
  • Witali Maurer
    signed 2019-08-16 20:57:31 -0400
  • Dr. Jens U. Schmollack
    signed 2019-08-16 15:07:46 -0400
  • Martin Albrecht
    signed 2019-08-16 14:36:16 -0400
  • Anja Müller
    signed 2019-08-16 12:03:28 -0400
  • Nicole Louis
    signed 2019-08-16 09:37:07 -0400
    If the UK extradites Assange, your Government will be judged by the rest of the world as the US, involved in hideous and murderous acts which you will be covering up by extraditing him. Your people will have no faith in you. It has already been witnessed that the Guardian and NYT published the news before Wikileaks. If Assange is incriminated so should they be. Telling the truth is not a crime, in fact, it is all of the media’s responsibility to do their job and inform the people. Very few civilians would vote for murderers. Free Assange.
  • Aki Sakurai
    signed 2019-08-16 07:57:09 -0400
  • Sandra Weinhold
    signed 2019-08-16 05:27:18 -0400
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