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Australia - Australian court imposes generalized news blackout on bribery case

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Court puts national interest before public interest in case allegedly involving Asian leaders WikiLeaks has revealed the existence of a blanket gagging order applying to all citizens and news media throughout Australia. Issued on 19 June by the state of Victoria's supreme court, it cites the need to protect “national security” and “damage to Australia's international relations” as grounds for banning any form of coverage of an alleged case of bribery involving several Asian presidents. The (...)

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