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‘Pentagon Papers’ leaker involves defence of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

2020-09-17 03:46:23

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Daniel Ellsberg, some of the well-known whistle-blowers in dwelling reminiscence, got here to the defence of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday in his authorized combat to keep away from extradition to the USA from Britain, arguing that the pair had “very comparable political views”.The 89-year-old, who’s broadly credited for serving to to result in an finish to the Vietnam conflict by his leaking of the so-called Pentagon Papers in 1971, informed London’s Central Legal Court docket by way of a video hyperlink that…

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