Free Julian Assange. Do not extradite him.

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To the Government of the United Kingdom:

We the undersigned respectfully call on the appropriate authorities of the United Kingdom to immediately release Julian Assange, citizen of Australia, from Belmarsh prison where he is being unjustly and cruelly incarcerated.

Acting as a publisher through WikiLeaks, Mr. Assange has done the world a service in documenting the war crimes and other abuses of the United States and other governments, organizations, and corporations.

He is not charged with any crime or even misdemeanor in the United Kingdom, and has fully served his sentence for his single offense: jumping bail to avoid extradition to the United States via Sweden. He was not and is not charged with any crime in Sweden.

The sole charges against Mr. Assange originate in the United States, where he is charged with the publication of accurate information provided by informed sources, as well as with encouraging a source, and protecting a source. These are regular and necessary practices of journalism in a free and democratic society. The prosecution of a publisher for publishing accurate information that is clearly in the public interest is a threat to journalism and to democracy.

The "espionage" prosecution by the United States of a non-U.S. citizen who has not been in and is not in the United States would be an additional dangerous precedent to set.

It is quite clear that in its current treatment of Julian Assange, the United Kingdom is debasing itself as a mere instrument of political repression exercised by the United States. The current imprisonment of Mr. Assange is a blot on the United Kingdom’s judicial system, a disgrace to British decency.

There is every reason to fear an unfair trial, or cruel imprisonment without trial, in the United States. We appeal to your sense of justice to uphold the best traditions of British democracy and respect for human rights by immediately freeing, rather than extraditing, Julian Assange.


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Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
8304 1 day ago elwyn patterson Surrey, BC , CA
8303 1 day ago Régis BADET PONTOISE, ot , FR
8302 3 days ago Serge nDestroy Verviers, BE
8301 3 days ago Corinne HENRY LUDRES, WI , FR Because UK is supposed to be a democracy and this amazing man is innocent and only did his job!
8300 6 days ago Yves Dalzon Terre-de-Haut, GP
8299 6 days ago Alessandra Barzini Brussels, ot , BE
8298 1 week ago Anonymous
8297 2 weeks ago Anonymous Pompano Beach, FL , US
8296 3 weeks ago Anonymous Pompano Beach, FL , US
8295 3 weeks ago Savannah Hawkins Chicago, IL , US
8294 3 weeks ago Deenah Stclaire Appleton, WI , US
8293 4 weeks ago Patricia Moser Abbottstown , PA , US Julian Assage tells on the crooks in the U S. He can expose them. I think he could tell us more abt the obama dems who are covering up their crimes
8292 4 weeks ago Savannah Hawkins Chicago, IL , US
8291 1 month ago Susan Keane Birmingham , ot , GB
8290 1 month ago Marine Munich Strasbourg, FR
8289 1 month ago Claudine Landau Clermont-Ferrand, FR
8288 1 month ago Mach Hauer amsterdam, ot , NL
8287 1 month ago Lisa Dowler MEZOS, FR
8286 1 month ago Anonymous BRISTOL, DC , GB UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Nils Melzer didn't want to look into Assange's case but something didn't seem right. Here he exposes the fabrication against and torture of Assange. "What WikileaksPetition - https://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=13776
 
"When exposing the truth is treated as a crime, you are being ruled by criminals." Anon
"To see a wrong and not expose it is to be a partner to it\'s continuity" Anon
"Historically, the most terrible things, war, genocide and slavery - have resulted not from disobedience, but from obedience." Howard Zinn (we can now add ecocide to this list of terrible things).

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8285 1 month ago Judith Anne of the family of Buchan Melbourne, AU Only one decision - NO EXTRADITION! Stop this insane, unjust, unlawful cruelty now. Set Julian Assange FREE!
8284 1 month ago Viel Dominique Apt, FR
8283 1 month ago Viel Dominique Apt, FR
8282 1 month ago Peng Au-Yong Melbourne , ot , AU
8281 1 month ago Jean-Marc Kerisit La Varenne, ot , FR
8280 1 month ago Anonymous S hill, FL , US
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