Germany pauses treason investigation into Netzpolitik.org journalists

The investigation of two journalists on the German digital rights news site Netzpolitik.org for alleged treason was halted Friday by Germany's prosecutor general, Harald Range, following widespread protests by the media and politicians. The Guardian reports that Range said he was pausing inquiries "for the good of press and media freedom" and that he would "await the results of an internal investigation into whether the journalists from the news platform netzpolitik.org had quoted from a...

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