You may have heard the bad news -- CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling was just sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
Many RootsAction supporters have stood by Jeffrey Sterling. Now we need to do more.
For the first time since his indictment more than four years ago, this week the world was able to hear Jeffrey’s voice -- and the voice of his wife Holly -- in an extraordinary short film. This powerful documentary was directed by Oscar-nominee Judith Ehrlich and produced by RootsAction co-founder Norman Solomon on behalf of ExposeFacts.
Hundreds of thousands of people have seen the film since yesterday. And we want millions more to watch soon.
Please click here to provide support with a donation (tax-deductible for taxpayers in the U.S.) so that the nonprofit ExposeFacts and RootsAction Education Fund can make this film go viral across the USA and around the world.
The CIA really doesn't want Jeffrey Sterling's voice to be heard. We do. It's that simple.
Below you will find links to articles about the CIA's vendetta against Jeffrey Sterling for being a brave whistleblower. As the Sterling Family Fund explains: "Unfortunately for Jeffrey, he became the government's primary target because he had the audacity to do two things: He went through appropriate legal channels to address his concerns about a covert CIA operation." And, "He filed a [racial] discrimination lawsuit against the CIA…"
To help amplify Jeffrey's voice -- to show that the government can lock up his body but not his voice -- click here.
To help the Sterling Family Fund, click here.
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--- The RootsAction Team
>> Marcy Wheeler, ExposeFacts: "Sterling Verdict Another Measure of Declining Government Credibility on Secrets"
>> Norman Solomon, The Nation: "CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling Sentenced to Prison: The Latest Blow in the Government's War on Journalism"
>> John Hanrahan, ExposeFacts: Whistleblowers vs. "Fear-Mongering"
>> ExposeFacts: Special Coverage of the Jeffrey Sterling Trial