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Stop the prosecution of CIA anti-torture whistleblower John Kiriakou.
  • Petitioned President Obama and US Attorney General Eric Holder

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President Obama and US Attorney General Eric Holder

Stop the prosecution of CIA anti-torture whistleblower John Kiriakou.

    1. Tina Kiriakou-Moulis
    2. Petition by

      Tina Kiriakou-Moulis

      Manchester, NH

While no one involved in the waterboarding of terror suspects has ever faced criminal charges, John now stands in the crosshairs of the Department of Justice for the "crime" of having talked honestly to journalists about what happened and who did it.

The prosecutors have not claimed that John talked to any foreign government, passed any government documents or accepted funds from anyone hostile to the United States.

If convicted, John could be sentenced to as much as 45 years in prison. The irony is extraordinary. For more than 14 years, John worked in the field and at home, under conditions of great peril and stress and at great personal sacrifice, dedicating himself to protecting America and Americans from harm at home and abroad.
Please visit www.defendjohnk.com and help my brother and his family!

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Cathy Bodin EMMITSBURG, MD
      • 11 months ago

      If we countenance torture on behalf of the state, the 911 bombers win. Terrorism only begets more terrorism--and it's exactly what al-Qaeda wanted.

    • Christine Mikulka PAWLING, NY
      • about 1 year ago

      I think this government and its leaders are looking for fall guys to distract people from criticism of their own lack of abilities to govern justly

    • sara cummings MARINA DEL REY, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      He was protecting our country and put his own life at risk

    • Chris Sampson HOUSTON, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      How can the America I live in prosecute the person who told us about criminal behavior and then not prosecute the criminal behavior but pop the whistleblower. Mr. Obama, it is up to you to pardon Mr. Kiriakou if you are going to willfully ignore the prosecution of the torturers that we learned about because Mr. Kiriakou told us about these events. He was morally obligated to tell us what he learned as he came to realize what our government had done in its zeal to get confessions.

      Please act decisively and pardon Mr. John Kiriakou.

    • Jeremy Spillen ENGLEWOOD, CO
      • almost 2 years ago

      Torture is horrific crime.


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