Reporters cleared in leaks.

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Three journalists have been acquitted of breaking Swiss military secrecy laws by publishing classified intelligence material about alleged secret CIA prisons in Europe.

On April 17, a military tribunal ruled that Sonntags-Blick reporters Sandro Brotz, Beat Jost and the weekly's former editor-in-chief, Christoph Grenacher, had not revealed military secrets when they published a purported Egyptian government fax.

The fax was sent by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry to its embassy in London.

It had apparently been intercepted by the Swiss foreign intelligence agency.

The journalists said the document, discovered on a train, alleged that the U.S. had detained 23 Iraqi and Afghan terror suspects at a base in Romania. Similar U.S. detention...

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