We are a group of people from around the world who have come together to defend WikiLeaks, whistleblowers, and legitimate democracies.
The US government is attempting to destroy WL and muzzle Assange, while making a horrifying example out of whistleblower and American hero, Bradley Manning.
This is occurring after an atrocious and inexcusable war was started based on lies. Those who started this war and who have wreaked untold harm upon millions are not being held accountable. The US government is abusing secrecy, denying us access to accurate information that sets national and international policy, and has engaged in an unprecedented attack on whistleblowers. Our institutional mechanisms of accountability are weak and ineffective. Lying, or distortion of information, is becoming the norm in too many institutions.
These are the hallmarks of a dying democracy. We will not accept this. We defend fundamental human rights and freedoms and legitimate democracies. We demand the truth from our wayward leaders.