Dec 242010
 
 December 24, 2010  Misc

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lashed out at a British daily for publishing parts of a Swedish police report detailing the rape allegations against him.

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Assange argued that he and other individuals should not be held to the same standard his whistleblowing website leveled at governments and officials whose secrets WikiLeaks is revealing.

“Transparency is for governments. Not for individuals. The aim of revealing information about powerful people is to make them responsible. When a government gives legal material to a newspaper to prejudice someone, that is an abuse,” he said in the interview, published in Portuguese.

Read more in The Local (Se).

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