The United States has unparalleled surveillance capabilities that it uses to spy on the entire world, including its allies, to boost its competitiveness, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a Russian TV channel.
The French justice minister said she would not be surprised if, in light of the latest revelations about the NSA spying on country’s leaders, France offers political asylums to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, as a “symbolic gesture.”
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has adopted a resolution calling on member and observer states to improve the protection of whistleblowers. It also urged the US to let Edward Snowden return without fear of criminal prosecution.
Questioning of Julian Assange by Swedish prosecutors over rape allegations has again been delayed, after investigators failed to submit a timely request for an interview at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where the whistleblower has been since 2012.
The spokesman for the founder of the WikiLeaks whistleblowing website has confirmed that Sweden’s Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Julian Assange, who wishes for his arrest warrant to be overturned and allegations of sexual assault dropped.
As Scots headed to polls in a bid for independence from Britain, the SNP had every right to be paranoid that they were all monitored by UK intelligence services, as the referendum constituted a “national security threat” to the UK, says Julian Assange.
While the 2013 operation to evacuate whistleblower Edward Snowden from Hong Kong, where he faced impending arrest, involved a degree of subterfuge, no Chinese or Russian intelligence agents were involved in it, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange said.
Julian Assange has given an interview to an Argentinian paper from his Ecuadorian embassy asylum where he spent more than 1,000 days. He spoke about why US meddling in Ukraine led to civil war, how the West helped ISIS and Israel supported Hamas.