Drop the charges against Glenn Greenwald

By charging Glenn Greenwald with a cybercrime, the government of Brazil has essentially criminalized engaging in legitimate journalistic practices, which threatens to have a chilling effect on journalists and sources alike.

Please add your name to this petition:

We stand with Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept’s team in Brazil and demand that prosecutors respect press freedom and drop this blatant politically motivated charge.



1-25 of 13600 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
13600 23 hours ago Yves Dalzon Terre-de-Haut, GP
13599 1 week ago Leslie Leister Cranston , RI , US
13598 3 weeks ago Sam Robnett RENO, NV , US
13597 3 weeks ago Christine Manceron FR
13596 1 month ago Terry Eaton Brush Prairie, WA , US I denounce attempts to intimidate and silence hard working journalist, doing the work of exposing corruption. It is not just a job. It is a sacred duty, and no one, no government, no private entit...
13595 1 month ago Nancy cunha rumford, RI , US
13594 1 month ago Paola Medina Gurabo, PR , US
13593 2 months ago Dee Hoke Oskaloosa, IA , US
13592 2 months ago Nicole Lilly Kekaha, HI , US
13591 3 months ago Tedi Wright Afton, VA , US
13590 3 months ago Adelino Carreira West hartford, CT , US The problem is just not in Brazil but also in the US and many other countries that want to suppress independent journalists.
13589 3 months ago Paulo Rodriguez Herent, ot , BE
13588 3 months ago Barbara van der Wal-Kylstra Den Haag, ot , NL
13587 3 months ago Queer Strike London, ot , GB
13586 3 months ago Cindy Hoffer Kutztown, PA , US
13585 3 months ago François Hoffmann Dortmund, ot , DE
13584 3 months ago Anonymous Bordeaux, ot , FR
13583 3 months ago Debra Cameron Edgewood, NM , US
13582 3 months ago Em Holmes Berkeley, CA , US Journalism is not a crime.
13581 3 months ago Kimberly Lowe Gahanna, OH , US
13580 4 months ago Patrick Lewis San Rafael , CA , US
13579 4 months ago Marie-Laurence Yans Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher, MA , US
13578 4 months ago Randy Iuliano Portage, MI , US
13577 4 months ago Anonymous Paris , ot , FR
13576 4 months ago Margherita Giordano Bentivoglio, ot , IT
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Background:
>> Freedom of the Press Foundation: "Over 40 press freedom and civil liberties groups denounce Brazil’s charges against Glenn Greenwald"
>> Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: "Charges against Glenn Greenwald reveal the rot in Brazil’s democracy"
>> Rolling Stone: "Glenn Greenwald: ‘Does the Law in Brazil Even Matter Anymore?’"
>> New York Times: "Glenn Greenwald Charged With Cybercrimes in Brazil"