USA: Wikileaks representative detained

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Jacob Appelbaum – Wikipedia

, a representative of , at the borders after returning from Holland trip. Appelbaum's bag was searched, receipts from his bag were photocopied, his laptop was inspected. Appelbaum reportedly refused to answer questions without a lawyer present, and was not allowed to make a phone call. His three mobile phones were reportedly taken and not returned. On July 31, he spoke at a conference and mentioned his phone being “seized”. After speaking, he was approached by two FBI agents and questioned. Recently Wikileaks published , while in the same time the White House condemned this action as and . These documents .


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