UN rights chief criticizes actions against WikiLeaks

[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] on Thursday criticized actions by governments and corporations to cut off funding to WikiLeaks [website; JURIST news archive], saying it could violate the website’s rights to free expression. The comments come following efforts from the US government and US-based companies to cut ties with the controversial website, responsible for leaking more than 250,000 classified diplomatic documents [NYT backgrounder] last month and 90,000 related to the Afghan war [JURIST report]…

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