Take Action

Get involved in the defense of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange! Here are several ways to take meaningful action in support of a free press and the First Amendment.

Write a letter

To your local newspaper

One of the best ways to spread the word is to write a letter to the editor (also known as an LTE) of your local newspaper. When you write an LTE, you are letting your community, your legislators, and our national leadership know that you will not be silent about the criminalization of journalists and publishers like Julian.

Email us at vinnie@assangedefense.org:

  • If you’d like us to submit your letter for you, send us your full name, street address, and phone number. Then we will use this information ONLY to submit a letter to the editor that one of our team members will write on your behalf.
  • If you’d like to write/submit yourself, get in touch with us for tips, templates, and resources, and let us know where you’re submitting so we can keep track of which newspapers are publishing your letters around the country.

To your representative

Democrats, Republicans, and independent politicians alike have expressed support for Julian Assange and the First Amendment, but we need to turn that support into meaningful action. As a new Congress is underway, you can encourage your representative to reintroduce legislation calling on the Department of Justice to drop the charges against Assange.

To Julian

Write a letter to Julian Assange in prison — you can find everything you need to know, what to include and what not to include, at WriteJulian.com

Sign the petition

Let’s come together and tell President Biden — it’s time to free Julian Assange! Sign the petition below, and then share it on social media.


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