Plugging Leaks Merkel's War on Germany's Press and Parliament

In recent months, Germany's government and intelligence agencies have gone after journalists and parliamentarians in an effort to keep classified information secret. Now, their efforts have resulted in a bona fide scandal for Berlin. By SPIEGEL Staff
A sign reading RIP Press Freedom at a demonstration to protest recent legal proceedings against the blog Netzpolitik.org.

A sign reading RIP Press Freedom at a demonstration to protest recent legal proceedings against the blog Netzpolitik.org.

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