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Wikileaks: Australia Censorship Order Blocked Reporting on Multinational Corruption Scandal

• Reason Magazine
Today Wikileaks released what it says is a suppression order (PDF) by the Supreme Court of the Australia state of Victoria to prevent reporting on a multinational corruption scandal involving Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam, because, the government argued, news of the case would damage Australia's international relations. The order listed 17 individuals who held high office in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam including every current and former living prime minister, the president of Indonesia, and the president of Vietnam, among others, who could not be named in reporting on the corruption case....

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