Read the United States’ indictment against Julian Assange

The United States unveiled an indictment against Julian Assange, accusing the founder of WikiLeaks of conspiring to steal secret government records. Assange was arrested early today by authorities in the United Kingdom.

In the indictment, the government alleges that Assange worked with Chelsea Manning to obtain classified documents. Prosecutors say Manning accessed classified government records, provided them to Assange and then worked with Assange in an attempt to decipher the password of a classified government network.

The indictment describes the communications between Manning and Assange since the spring of 2010. WikiLeaks Later, he threw a large wire deposit from the State Department, and Manning was indicted in the incident. She was sentenced to prison, but the sentence was commuted by President Obama. Last month, she was jailed again for refusing to testify about WikiLeaks.

Prosecutors also argue that Assange actively encouraged Manning to access the archives, at one point, "curious eyes never exhaust themselves in my experience."

Currently, The only charge Assange faces is a charge of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. The maximum penalty for the violation is five years in prison, but the government could file additional charges against Assange at a later date.

Assange has been in the Ecuadoran embassy of the United Kingdom since 2012, but today was suddenly pushed to the British authorities. The police confirmed that EE. UU He's looking for Assange's extradition for the position.

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