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Re: Assange wouldn't have been saved by sticking to "No Comment". Klarenberg and all real journalists
... and he has been 'saved' by spilling the beans? Rubbish, they'll keep coming after him as long as his work keeps hitting the mark. Nobody can force you to speak if you choose not to, you just have to decide whether relinquishing that personal sovereignty is worth suffering the threatened consequences. So far all I've seen is a threat of arrest and unexplained consequence of 'prosecution' which would in all likelihood get thrown out of court. Greenwald and his partner stood their ground and prevailed.
Yes, it's easy to offer advice, and it's a different story when you're faced with it yourself, but the point is that 'no comment' and requesting an independent solicitor is a fairly elementary defence for activists, and if even I know that then it's neglectful of Klarenberg to not have prepared for that likely eventuality. Unless they threatened to kill his family or something...
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