Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

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...
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Wochit News - < > Embed

News video: CIA Director Rips Wikileaks and Julian Assange

CIA Director Rips Wikileaks and Julian Assange 00:39

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...

You Might Like


Other recent news in Technology

TWITTER explains why it suspended Rose McGowan's account following her Harvey Weinstein commentsFacebook's SHERYL SANDBERG on Harvey Weinstein: 'People should lose their jobs' (FB)
HYPERLOOP ONE rebrands as ‘Virgin HYPERLOOP ONE’ after investment by Richard BransonSheryl Sandberg's RUSSIA talk was an insult to your intelligence
Twitter suspends account of Weinstein critic ROSE MCGOWANSheryl Sandberg says THE US should 'absolutely' publicly release the Facebook ads linked to Russian interference
11 reasons you should buy an IPHONE 6s instead of the IPHONE 8 or IPHONE XHollywood studios join Disney to launch MOVIES ANYWHERE digital locker service
LG will build EUROPE's biggest EV battery factory next yearRICHARD BRANSON and Virgin join forces with Hyperloop One

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+