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.
12393 11 months ago Anonymous GB Urge you to respect international law.
12392 11 months ago Lorilee Moore Gold Beach, OR , 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 11 months ago Marie Velenski Cromwell , ot , NZ
12390 11 months ago Emilia Butlin Upminster , ot , GB
12389 11 months ago Chris Rothery Edinburgh, ot , GB
12388 11 months ago Steve Woolfenden London, GB
12387 11 months ago Mitra Navabi Toronto, ON , CA
12386 11 months ago Robin WvS Edmonton, AB , CA
12385 11 months ago Anonymous ON , CA
12384 11 months ago Eric Mills Toronto, ON , CA Reneging on a public grant of asylum would besmirch Ecuador's international reputation for decades.
12383 11 months ago Melora Miller Rochester, NY , US The press should be free to give us the real news about what is going on.
12382 11 months ago Anonymous St Ann, MO , US Please don't give up a innocent man for simply publishing the truth ! Julian needs your protection so do the honorable thing .
12381 11 months ago Katherine Gilbert 20815, MD , US
12380 11 months ago Katherine Gilbert 20815, MD , US
12379 11 months ago Alex Stavis NY, NY , US
12378 11 months ago Antonia Eastwood Aboyne, ot , GB Do not destroy truth
12377 11 months ago Jim Fenn Gaithersburg , MD , US Silencing Julian Assange will cheer criminals, dictators, would be dictators, and many powerful but corrupt people.
12376 11 months ago jem bates Chapel Hill, ot , AU
12375 11 months ago Yoshikazu Kaneda Tokyo, JP #FreeAssange!
12374 11 months ago Anonymous Winsford , GB
12373 11 months ago Jodi Thomas Cheshire, GB
12372 11 months ago Andy Wood GB
12371 11 months ago Tresilla Wood Rustington , ot , GB
12370 11 months ago Chris Stanley Slough, GB
12369 11 months ago Maria Mollenkopf Austin, TX , US Please take good care of Julian! He has opened so many people's eyes to what is really happening in the world. His job is extremely important. Please don't put us back into darkness!
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Background:
Andy Greenberg, Wired: “The U.S. Charging Julian Assange Could Put Press Freedom on Trial”