MALTESE JOURNALISTS CONDEMN US “DESPERATE AND DANGEROUS” BACKLASH OVER WIKILEAKS

Press Release No. 18/2010

Date: 9 December 2010

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned the political backlash being mounted against the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks and accused the United States (US) of “attacking free speech after it put pressure on the website’s host server to shut down the site on 1 December 2010”.
The Valletta-based Institute of Maltese Journalists ((IGM), the sole IFJ affiliate in Malta, has associated itself with the IFJ’s statement.  Continue reading