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Snowden says Assange arrest 'dark moment for press freedom'

AFP  |  Moscow 

Fugitive former on Thursday slammed the arrest in of founder Julian Assange, calling it a "dark moment for press freedom."

"Images of Ecuador's inviting the UK's secret police into the embassy to drag a publisher of -- like it or not -- award-winning journalism out of the building are going to end up in the history books," the whistleblower said on

"Assange's critics may cheer, but this is a dark moment for press freedom.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:40 IST