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US Justice Department Preparing Charges To Arrest WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

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Thursday, 20 April 2017 ()

US Justice Department Preparing Charges To Arrest WikiLeaks Founder Julian AssangeOfficials said on Thursday that the U.S. Justice Department is seeking to arrest Julian Assange after having investigated him and WikiLeaks since 2010, according to CNN. Prosecutors have fought with whether Assange was protected by the First Amendment but they now believe they found a way forward after Attorney General Eric Holder and the officials at the Justice Department during President Barack Obama's administration put them on hold since WikiLeaks wasn't the only one publishing documents stolen by Chelsea Manning. The view of WikiLeaks and Assange changed during that investigation when they discovered Assange playing an active role in helping former NSA analyst Edward Snowden release a...
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The Washington Post reports that The United States Justice Department is considering filing criminal charges against WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. The charges would stem from the 2010 leak of diplomatic cables and military documents. The Justice Department is also supposedly looking at...

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