U.S. Charges WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange With Violating Espionage Act

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) The United States Justice Department has unveiled charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 17 new counts on the alleged violation of the Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks website.

If convicted for all counts, Assange could face a maximum sentence of 175 years in U.S. prison for his “alleged role in one of the largest compromises of classified

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