The U.S. government defended their prosecution of Assange saying he is no "ordinary journalist" and WikiLeaks is not a legitimate publisher.
Assange's attorneys claim the WikiLeaks publisher has been prosecuted for exposing U.S. government criminality on a "massive and unprecedented scale."
A United States judge applied a “terrorism enhancement” when sentencing former CIA programmer Joshua Schulte, who was convicted of disclosing "Vault 7" materials to WikiLeaks.
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"WikiLeaks is no longer able to expose war crimes and corruption as in the past," according to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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