WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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US charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act, threatening him with up to 170 years in jail

  • Move raises questions about limits of the First Amendment and protections for publishers of classified information, including the press
  • Prosecutors say Assange worked with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to obtain and disseminate national defence documents

Topic |   WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a news conference at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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