Will the USA’s fresh charges against Julian Assange overhaul freedom of speech? | ABC News

Will the USA’s fresh charges against Julian Assange overhaul freedom of speech? | ABC News
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The US Justice Department has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with receiving and publishing classified information, including the names of confidential sources for American armed forces.

The case presents immediate questions about media freedom, including whether the Justice Department is charging Assange for actions — such as soliciting and publishing classified information — that journalists take as a matter of course.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-24/julian-assange-hit-with-new-charges-from-us-justice-department/11144990

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