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USA: Assange Attorneys Suing Mike Pompeo


Monday 15 August 2022, by siawi3

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Consortium News
Volume 27, Number 225 — Monday, August 15, 2022

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Assange Attorneys Suing Mike Pompeo

August 14, 2022

Lawyers for imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange are suing the C.I.A., former C.I.A. Director Mike Pompeo, as well as the Spanish security firm UC Global, for allegedly violating plaintiffs’ 4th Amendment rights.

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The lawsuit will be filed at 8 a.m. Monday in the Southern District of New York federal court. The plaintiffs, all U.S. citizens, allege that their constitutional rights were violated by the Central Intelligence Agency, former C.I.A. Director Mike Pompeo and UC Global, which conducted surveillance of Assange and his guests at the Ecuador embassy in London on behalf of the C.I.A. Plaintiffs and attorneys will appear at the press conference at 11 am EDT brought to you live here on CN Live!