Int'l journalists petition A-G to drop Blau charges
June 19, 2012 16:45
A group of leading international journalists sent a letter to Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein late Monday night urging him to drop all charges
against Ha’aretz journalist Uri Blau in the name of press freedom.
who published excerpts from a cache of classified military documents, was
charged last month with aggravated espionage for his alleged unauthorized possession of the classified materials and,
if convicted, could face a seven-year prison sentence.