British journalists could face jail for publishing leak stories that embarrass the government

Chilling new proposals By Dan Frieth | Reclaim the Net | July 20, 2021

As if there needed to be yet another threat to free speech in the UK, British journalists could face 14-year prison sentences for publishing stories embarrassing the government, under proposed reforms to the Official Secrets Act. According to the government, the new proposals will crack down on foreign spies but many fear it could even be used domestically.

British journalists could face jail for publishing leak stories that embarrass the government

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