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Swedish court rules against seeking detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case
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Swedish court rules against seeking detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in suspected rape case

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange too ill to appear in a video link for US extradition hearing
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange too ill to appear in a video link for US extradition hearing

Wikileaks said it had grave concerns about Assange’s health and that he had been moved to a health ward at London’s Belmarsh high-security prison.

Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press
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Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press

ACLU has said this indictment establishes "a dangerous precedent that can be used to target all news organisations that hold the government accountable."

Experts on free expression denounce Donald Trump's 'strategic' attacks against media, warn of risk of journalists being targeted
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Experts on free expression denounce Donald Trump's 'strategic' attacks against media, warn of risk of journalists being targeted

Experts on free expression have condemned Donald Trump's repeated "strategic" attacks on media, warning that it could spark violence against journalists.

UN Panel rules in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's favour: Reports
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UN Panel rules in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's favour: Reports

After, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he could turn himself over to British police on Friday, more than three years after seeking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the UN Panel ruled in favour of Assange

Assange, Snowden cases of espionage unlikely to be affected by Manning's
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Assange, Snowden cases of espionage unlikely to be affected by Manning's

While the 35 years imprisonment that Col. Denise Lind gave to Manning for leaking thousands of documents to the WikiLeaks secrecy website is indeed a long sentence, many lawyers and analysts are skeptical that it will prevent similar actions in the future — or have any effect on two other current high-profile cases involving leaks.

Manning's actions were wanton and reckless, says military Judge
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Manning's actions were wanton and reckless, says military Judge

The enormous leak of classified information engineered by US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was heedless and imminently dangerous to others, a military judge said in a document explaining why she found him guilty of 20 counts, including six violations of the federal Espionage Act.

Manning damage has fallen well short of worst US fears
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Manning damage has fallen well short of worst US fears

Accused of the nation's biggest-ever security leak, Army soldier Bradley Manning was vilified by the U.S. government for causing irreparable damage to American national interests...

Secrecy shrouds pre-trial hearing in WikiLeaks case
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Secrecy shrouds pre-trial hearing in WikiLeaks case

Government secrecy reaches a new level this week in the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an intelligence analyst who sent 700,000 classified US documents to the WikiLeaks website.