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Whistleblowers


Why Daniel Hale Deserves Gratitude, Not Prison

The whistleblower acted on behalf of the public's right to know what is being done in its name.

Kathy Kelly ·


Dramatic Arrest of Journalist by Belarus Highlights US Targeting of Snowden in 2013

"Downing aircraft to pursue the arrest of dissidents has always been outrageous," the NSA whistleblower said Monday.

Kenny Stancil ·


'The First Step of Many': Advocates Welcome Move to Close ICE Lockups at 2 County Jails

"The announcement signals a major win for people who've been detained at the facility and bravely spoken out against its abuses and for local organizations who have long fought to shut it down." 

Brett Wilkins ·


As Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Pleads Guilty, Advocates Warn of 'Profound Threat' to Free Press

"Using the Espionage Act in this way to prosecute journalists' sources as spies chills newsgathering and discourages sources from coming forward with information in the public interest."

Brett Wilkins ·


Press Freedom and Human Rights Advocates Lament Trump's Denial of Pardons for Assange and Snowden

"Trump gave us one final reminder that he is an enemy of press freedom. Now Biden must decide if he wants to continue Trump's legacy."

Brett Wilkins ·


Will Unprovoked War With Iran Be Trump's Parting Gift to the World?

I will always regret that I did not do more to stop war with Vietnam. Now, I am calling on whistleblowers to step up and expose Trump’s plans

Daniel Ellsberg ·


Assange's Partner Decries 'Atrocious' Prison Conditions in Appeal for Australian Intervention

"The Australian government should just pick up the phone and speak to its closest allies and show its concern and secure his safe release," said Stella Morris.

Brett Wilkins ·


'You Alone Can Save His Life': Edward Snowden Urges Trump to Pardon Julian Assange

"Mr. President, if you grant only one act of clemency during your time in office, please: free Julian Assange," the NSA whistleblower tweeted.

Andrea Germanos ·


Advocacy Groups Slam 'Shameful' Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors

"Congress must investigate and immediately put an end to this injustice," said one attorney. 

Brett Wilkins ·


10 Years After Iraq War Logs, It's Impunity for War Criminals, War on Whistleblowers

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning have both paid a tremendous price for revealing U.S. and allied war crimes while the planners and perpetrators face no consequences.

Brett Wilkins ·

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