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The attacks on Wikileaks’ website and Julian Assange are another case of attacking the messenger without regard for the message.

Where are the attacks on The Guardian, Der Speigel, Le Monde, El Pais, and the New York Times websites? The NY Times wasn’t shut down for publishing the Pentagon Papers in 1971; and those documents were classified “Top Secret”.

The attacks on Wikileaks’ website over the past few days only succeed in unifying their supporters. Whether or not you agree with Wikileaks’ actions, the concept of a free press must be protected at all costs. It’s heartening to see that Switzerland respects this concept.

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