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.



26-50 of 13621 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add a comment.
13596 8 months 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 8 months ago nancy cunha rumford, RI , US
13594 9 months ago Paola Medina Gurabo, PR , PR
13593 9 months ago Dee Hoke Oskaloosa, IA , US
13592 9 months ago Nicole Lilly Kekaha, HI , US
13591 9 months ago Tedi Wright Afton, VA , US
13590 10 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 10 months ago Paulo Rodriguez Herent, ot , BE
13588 10 months ago Barbara van der Wal-Kylstra Den Haag, ot , NL
13587 10 months ago Queer Strike London, ot , GB
13586 10 months ago Cindy Hoffer Kutztown, PA , US
13585 10 months ago François Hoffmann Dortmund, ot , DE
13584 10 months ago Anonymous Bordeaux, ot , FR
13583 10 months ago Debra Cameron Edgewood, NM , US
13582 10 months ago Em Holmes Berkeley, CA , US Journalism is not a crime.
13581 10 months ago Kimberly Lowe Gahanna, OH , US
13580 10 months ago Patrick Lewis San Rafael , CA , US
13579 10 months ago Marie-Laurence Yans Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher, MA , US
13578 10 months ago Randy Iuliano Portage, MI , US
13577 10 months ago Anonymous Paris , ot , FR
13576 10 months ago Margherita Giordano Bentivoglio, ot , IT
13575 10 months ago Barbara Sutherland Spence, ACT , AU
13574 11 months ago Roger Simmonds London, ot , GB
13573 11 months ago Rucha Harde Nagpur, ot , IN
13572 11 months ago Mark Foerster Burke, VA , US
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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"