Signatories

Initial signatories
Dogan Akhanli Writer
Jakob Augstein Publisher, Journalist
Berivan Aymaz Member of State Parliament
Katarina Barley MEP, former Federal Minister of Justice
Gerhart Baum former Federal Minister of the Interior
Canan Bayram Member of the German Bundestag
Markus Beckedahl Journalist
Jürgen Becker Cabaret Artist
Rolf Becker Actor
Konrad Beikircher Cabaret Artist
Sibylle Berg Writer
Cornelia Berger Federal Director of the German Journalists' Union dju in ver.di
Roswitha and Erich Bethe Bethe Foundation
Paul Böhm Architect
Nora Bossong Writer
Mathias Bröckers Journalist
Anke Brunn former Member of State Parliament
Gerhard Brunn Historian
Udo Bullman Member of European Parliament
Edelgard Bulmahn former Federal Minister of Education
Frank Castorf Director
Daniel Cohn-Bendit former Member of the EU Parliament
Sevim Dagdelen Member of the German Bundestag
Daniela Dahn Writer
Herta Däubler-Gmelin former Federal Minister of Justice
Friedrich Christian Delius Writer
Gunter Demnig Artist, "Stolperstein" initiator
Georg Diez Author
Bijan Djir-Sarai Memeber of the German Bundestag
Rudolf Dreßler diplomat a.D.
Peter Eigen Founder and former Chairman of Transparency International
Petra Erler former Head of Cabinet of the EU Commission
Annegret Falter Chairwoman of Whistleblower Network e.V.
Sigmar Gabriel former Federal Foreign Minister
Peter Gauweiler former Minister of State
Kerstin Gleba Publisher
John Goetz Journalist
Hans Gombotz Science Author
Anselm Grün Benedictine Priest, Author
Felix von Grünberg former Member of the State Parliament
Gregor Gysi Member of the German Bundestag
Hektor Haarkötter Media Scientist
Lutz Hachmeister Film Producer, former Head of the Grimme Institute
Christian Hacke Political Scientist
Heike Hänsel Member of the German Bundestag
Kaspar Heidelbach Director
Diana von Hohenthal und Bergen Gallerist
Elfriede Jelinek Writer
Hans Jessen Journalist
Tilo Jung Podcaster
Markus J. Karsten Publisher
Daniel Kehlmann Writer
Navid Kermani Writer
Albrecht Kieser Journalist
Markus Kompa Lawyer
Ulrike Kriener Actress
Michael Krüger Publisher, Writer
Sebastian Krumbiegel Musician
Wolfgang Kubicki Member of the German Bundestag, Vice President of the Bundestag
Friedrich Küppersbusch TV Producer
Leonard Lansink Actor
Remo H. Largo Doctor, Author
Karl Lauterbach Member of the German Bundestag
Felix von Leitner Blogger
Jo Lendle Publisher, Author
Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger former Federal Minister of Justice
Igor Levit Pianist
Volker Lösch Theatre Director
Michael Lüders Publicist
Michael Maar Writer
Helge Malchow Publisher
Milosz Matuschek Journalist
Eva Menasse Writer
Heidi Merk former State Minister of Justice
Reinhold Messner Mountaineer, Conservationist
Franz Meurer Catholic Priest
Bascha Mika Editor-in-Chief
Mariele Millowitsch Actress
Robert Misik Writer
Elisabeth Mosebach, Martin Mosebach Writer
Wolfgang Neskovic former Judge at the Federal Court of Justice, Chairman of the Advisory Board Whistleblower-Netzwerk e.V.
Reinhold Neven DuMont Publisher
Wolfgang Niedecken Musician
Bahman Nirumand Author
Katharina Nocun Internet Activist
Osman Okkan Filmmaker
Haralampi Oroschakoff Artist
Norman Paech Lawyer
Claus Peymann Theater Director
Volker Pispers Cabaret Artist
Fritz Pleitgen Journalist, former Director General of the WDR Broadcasting Corporation
Christine Prayon Actress, Cabaret Artist
Richard David Precht Philosopher, TV Presenter
Milo Rau Director
Falk Richter Director
Moritz Rinke Author
Florian Rötzer Journalist
Eugen Ruge Author
Joachim Sartorius former director of the Berliner Festspiele
Volker Schlöndorff Film Director
Gerhard Schmidt President of the German Academy for Television
Renate Schmidt former Federal Minister of Health
Wolfgang Schorlau Author
Georg Schramm Cabaret Artist
Ingo Schulze Author
Klaus Staeck Graphic Artist, former Director of the Academy of Arts in Berlin
Frank Schwabe Member of the German Parliament
Gesine Schwan Political Scientist, Chairwoman of the SPD Commission on Fundamental Values
Gert Scobel Philosopher, TV Presenter
Winfried Seibert Lawyer
Walter Sittler Actor
Martin Sonneborn Member of the EU Parliament
Michael Sontheimer Journalist
Michael Souvignier Film Producer, Director
Hans-Christian Ströbele former Member of the German Bundestag
Margit Stumpp Member of the German Bundestag
Wolfgang Thierse former President of the German Bundestag
Valentin Thurn Filmmaker
Uwe Timm Writer
Mesale Tolu Journalist
Jürgen Trittin Member of the German Bundestag, former Federal Minister for the Environment
Ilija Trojanow Writer
Peter Turrini Writer
Günter Verheugen former Minister of State, former Vice President of the EU Commission
Antje Vollmer former Vice President of the German Bundestag
Günter Wallraff Investigative Journalist
Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul former Federal Minister for Economic Development
Jürgen Wilhelm Lawyer
Monika Wulf-Mathies former Member of the EU Commission
Ranga Yogeshwar Physicist, Science Journalist
Serdar Yüksel Member of State Parliament
German Journalists' Union dju in ver.di
PEN-Center Germany,
Reporters without Borders Germany
Whistleblower Network e.V.
Further signatories
27,216 Oliver Haag Ingenieur
27,217 Hendrik von der Heyde Informatiker
27,218 Jens Schneider Unternehmensberater
27,219 Robin Lewis Verwaltungsleitung
27,220 Sven Wieschenberg
27,221 Julian Kampe Schüler
27,222 Christian Holzknecht Künstler, Kunsttherapeut, Sozialarbeiter
27,223 Franziska Anke Angestellte
27,224 Manfred Rasch Physiotherapeut
27,225 Christian Waltl Consulter
27,226 Thomas Rimpler Medizinprodukteberater
27,227 Klaus Wipfler Rentner
27,228 Martin Auer Lagerleiter
27,229 Iris Doppler
27,230 Maike Frach Krankenpflegerin Bsc.
27,231 Birgit Koller Lehrerin
27,232 Sandra Rey
27,233 Yannick Noah Dumont Student
27,234 Klaus Schönberger Univ. Prof. Dr.
27,235 Burkhard Menn Kaufmann
27,236 Edmund Huditz Lehrer
27,237 Martin Anacker
27,238 Eva-Maria Guzinski Rentnerin
27,239 Tom Moritz Student
27,240 Stefanie Eh Erzieher
27,241 Ulrich Müller Ingenieur
27,242 Erika Därr Verlegerin
27,243 Ivica Zarko Frankfurt
27,244 Kornelia Rümmele-Gstrein Krankenschwester
27,245 Wolfgang Gstrein Pfleger
27,246 Astrid Körner Pfarrerin
27,247 Uwe Kröger
27,248 Hannes Hofbauer Verleger
27,249 Florian Nix Student
27,250 Christian Hübner Hochschullehrer
27,251 Sarah Zastrau Schauspielerin
27,252 Jennifer Richter
27,253 Stefan Blumenberg Grafik Designer
27,254 Ulrike Goldberg Heilpraktikerin
27,255 Martina Semper
27,256 Vladimir Oster Luzern
27,257 Thomas Schäfer Krankenpfleger
27,258 Matthias Hofer Persenbeug
27,259 Matthias Strobach Softwareentwickler
27,260 Julita Lokert Immobilienkauffrau
27,261 Christine Sandow Hausfrau
27,262 Dany Bernardini Retraitée
27,263 Patricia Conrad Geschäftsführerin
27,264 Hartmut Fink Tierarzt
27,265 Michaela Rose techn. Angestellte