May 2, 2018

Press freedom on trial: The DNC lawsuit against WikiLeaks | The Listening Post



The US Democratic Party has recently filed a lawsuit against the Russian government, Donald Trump's presidential campaign and WikiLeaks, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

Suing WikiLeaks - a news organisation - for publishing leaked material, when it is hardly the only news outlet to do so, could set a troubling precedent for press freedom. Read more.

Al Jazeera

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Unprecedented: DNC’s Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks Threatens to Suppress Free Speech (audio) - Sputnik

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