Urge Ecuador to Protect WikiLeaks from Persecution by Team Trump

Please let Ecuador’s leaders know that you support their courageous stand in protecting press freedom, as well as their right to grant political asylum and resist United States/United Kingdom intimidation.

To President Lenin Moreno, Ecuador
CC: Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa

In 2012, the government of Ecuador bravely stood up for freedom of the press and against threats from the United States and United Kingdom by granting political asylum to WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. In response to his publishing activities that revealed U.S. war crimes and imperial misconduct, Assange was threatened with prosecution in the United State for espionage, while some U.S. political leaders called for his assassination. With an even more aggressively militaristic regime in power in Washington D.C. today, we encourage you to stand firm and not renege on Mr. Assange’s political asylum status.



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Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
12413 6 months ago Chris Rothery Edinburgh, ot , GB
12412 6 months ago P Pires Swindon, ot , GB When they come for Equador , then you will appreciate freedom ...
12411 6 months ago Pauline Hollywood BRACKEN RIDGE, AU
12410 6 months ago Laura Fake Womelsdorf, PA , US
12409 6 months ago Alexander Cellmer London, ot , GB
12408 6 months ago al zapp santa cruz, CA , US
12407 6 months ago Jill M. Reese Tucson, AZ , US
12406 7 months ago Virgil Pauls Newton, KS , US
12405 7 months ago Christine Callihoo Vancouver, BC , CA Uphold international law and ensure Julian Assange is provided the protection he requires, at the very least. His absolute freedom is the ultimate display of leadership by a country.
12404 7 months ago George Auzans Adelaide, AU
12403 7 months ago Irene Shemaria Gosport, ot , GB Do not allow the UK to send Assange to the USA where he will be murdered. After all, he has only been telling the truth.
12402 7 months ago Anonymous Dublin, NY , IE
12401 7 months ago Susan Yerry Schuylerville, NY , US Free the press.
12400 7 months ago Anonymous New Orleans, LA , US please protect Julian from persecution. It will set a terrible precedent.
12399 7 months ago Jennifer Warters Halifax, ot , GB Millions of people are depending on you to protect Julian Assange's political asylum status against all world political leders who continue to abuse their power against their own people to propagate...
12398 7 months ago Ale Velasquez Aachen, CA , DE
12397 7 months ago Neil Turner Chesterfield, ot , GB Stand by International Law and give Julian Assange the protection he needs. He is a true Journalist and speaks the truth..there are very few left!
12396 7 months ago Sharon Richards ot , GB
12395 7 months ago A Bob ot , GB
12394 7 months ago Pierre Serge Heger Bulle , CH
12393 7 months ago Anonymous GB Urge you to respect international law.
12392 7 months ago Lorilee House Los Angeles, CA , US Please respect international rule of law and give Julian Assange safe passage to his country of choice. Do not allow the UK government to surrender Assange to US torture advocates when the Wikileaks...
12391 7 months ago Marie Velenski Cromwell , ot , NZ
12390 7 months ago Emilia Butlin Upminster , ot , GB
12389 7 months ago Chris Rothery Edinburgh, ot , GB
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Background:
Andy Greenberg, Wired: “The U.S. Charging Julian Assange Could Put Press Freedom on Trial”