United States - Bank withdraws lawsuit against Wikileaks but other suits still pending

    MONTREAL, March 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Swiss bank Julius Baer & Co
yesterday withdrew a lawsuit that it had filed against the whistleblower
website Wikileaks before a Californian court over confidential documents that
were posted on the website
    "We have withdrawn our lawsuit because it was unsuccessful but we still
maintain that the posted documents were stolen and are forged," a Julius Baer
representative told Reporters Without Borders. He added that the bank had
filed other actions against the website that are still pending

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For further information: Katherine Borlongan, secretary general,
Reporters Without Borders, (514) 521-4111, Cell: (514) 258-4208, Fax: (514)
521-7771, rsfcanada@rsf.org

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