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The Justice Department is reconsidering charges against Julian Assange and Wikileaks

The Verge Thursday, 20 April 2017 ()
The Justice Department is reconsidering charges against Julian Assange and WikileaksThe US Department of Justice is reconsidering pressing charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to new reports from The Washington Post and CNN. While declining to press formal charges, the Obama administration had never fully closed the case on Wikileaks’ publication of classified material, and Trump’s Justice Department has expressed new willingness to bring related charges against the website and its founder.

According to The Washington Post, the charges would include conspiracy, theft of government property, or violating the Espionage Act. Wikileaks has defended its actions as journalism, and without any evidence that the group actively stole information rather than merely publishing it, it’s unclear whether those...
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In a speech Thursday, CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted WikiLeaks, calling it a "hostile intelligence service" aided by Russia. In his statements, Pompeo went on to accuse WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of making "common cause with dictators." Pompeo, a former congressman from Kansas, made the...

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