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AUSTRALIA: Tried to Strip #WikiLeaks Founder #Assange of Citizenship as Favour to Washington ‘

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#AceNewsReport – Featured Post:June.29: Australia tried to strip #WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of citizenship as a favor to Washington, the whistleblower said in an interview, adding that West European nations were just as weak when it came to standing up to the United States.
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Assange, an Australian national, said during the Vesti Nedeli (News of the Week) show on Russia’s Rossiya-1 TV channel:

“The Australian Federal Police found formally that I had committed no crime under Australian law whatsoever, but they tried to cancel my Australian passport just to do a favor to the United States.”

Since 2012, the whistleblower has resided at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fearing extradition by Swedish authorities to the United States where he could face espionage charges for publishing secret documents.

The Wikileaks founder likened his story to that of another famous leaker and former US spy agency NSA’s contractor…

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