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Julian Assange has said he advised the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden against seeking asylum in Latin America because he could have been kidnapped and possibly killed there. In a wide-ranging interview with the TimesAssange also said he feared he would be assassinated if he was ever able to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he sought asylum in to avoid extradition.
He accused US officials of breaking the law in their pursuit of him and his whistleblowing organisation, and in subjecting his connections to a campaign of harassment. WikiLeaks was intimately involved in the operation to help Snowden evade the US authorities in after he leaked his cache of intelligence documents to Glenn Greenwald, then a journalist with the Guardian. Kidnapped or possibly killed. Correa went on to criticise the consul, Fidel Narvaez, telling the Associated Press that to have issued the document — which was thought to have been used by Snowden to travel from Hong Kong to Moscow — without consulting Quito was a serious error.
In his Times interview, Assange also outlined his own fears of being targeted. He said he thought it was unlikely he would be shot, but that he worried that if he was freed he could be kidnapped by the CIA. Ecuador granted the Australian political asylum in under the refugee convention.
He believed he risked extradition to the US from the UK and Sweden, where he is under investigation for his involvement with WikiLeaks. He also faces extradition to Sweden for an investigation into an alleged rape. Assange believes his situation will be resolved in the next two years. Julian Assange. This article is more than 5 years old.
Julian Assange also accused US officials of breaking the law in their pursuit of him and his whistleblowing organisation. Damien Gayle and agencies. Sat 29 Aug Reuse this content.Wife wants nsa Julian
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