“When the director of the CIA, an unelected public servant, publicly demonizes a publisher such as WikiLeaks as a ‘fraud,’ ‘coward’ and ‘enemy,’ it puts all journalists on notice, or should. Pompeo’s next talking point, unsupported by fact, that WikiLeaks is a “non-state hostile intelligence service,” is a dagger aimed at Americans’ constitutional right to receive honest information Continue reading "Julian Assange Decries CIA War on Julian Assange in WaPo Op-Ed"
WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange penned an op-ed for Washington Post last night, where he argued that the Trump Administration’s new hard line against him is all meant to criminalize free speech while distracting from its failure and hypocrisy. Assange wrote that when CIA director Mike Pompeo recently condemned WikiLeaks as “a non-state, hostile intelligence service,” the actual message was “telling the truth about the administration can be a crime.” Assange offered similar commentary when he addressed Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘ actions to seek his arrest. From WaPo: