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
42,336 Galina Uzunova Johannesburg
42,335 Christiana Rashkova Germanistin
42,334 Till Schaper Lebensmittelkomissionierer
42,333 Andre Taubert Angestellter
42,332 Robert Kratochfil Angestellter
42,331 Ruth Mächler Soziologin
42,330 Emanuel Schmid
42,329 Florian Mellentin Student
42,328 Nuriye Özgören
42,327 Elena Wessolek Frontend Engineer
42,326 Anja Weth Privatier
42,325 Mark Schnorbus Student
42,324 Diana Schinko Industriekauffrau
42,323 Romana Schinko Bankkauffrau
42,322 Friederike Riedel Dortmund
42,321 Renata Ambroz Buchhalterin
42,320 Gerald Büchner Profession
42,319 Roland Nold Maschinenmechaniker
42,318 Johannes Sartory Grafikdesigner
42,317 Michael Pawlowski Personaldienstleistungskaufmann
42,316 Andreas Köhler Projektleiter
42,315 Tobias Völk Informatik-Student
42,314 Tilmann Ochs Wissenschaftlicher Angestellter
42,313 Natalie Strohschein Drückerhelferin
42,312 Christiane Süß Deggendorf
42,311 Chris Garrett Integrationsfachmann
42,310 Matthias Honka
42,309 Edmund Knoll Senior Software Developer
42,308 Birgit Jahnke
42,307 Uwe Brauner
42,306 Dirk Kluwig Koeln
42,305 Josef Wittmann
42,304 Carolin Nägele-Stephan Studentin
42,303 Rainer Knirsch Rentner
42,302 Luise Mösle Studentin
42,301 Werner Ruhoff
42,300 Bettina Spleiß Selbstständig
42,299 Michael Niessing Physiker
42,298 Inge Bartke-Anders Ärztin
42,297 Selina Dötzl Verkauf
42,296 Ursula Fehlberg a.D.
42,295 Thomas Pütz Sozialarbeiter
42,294 Willy Zyska-Wagner Diplompsychologe
42,293 Nick Altenburger Schüler
42,292 Katrin Naseem Bürokauffrau
42,291 Valentin Ruff Student
42,290 Kevin Carey Student
42,289 Emily Pilsner Coach
42,288 Karl Pohl Pensionist
42,287 Julia Kalina Mediengestalterin