When people talk about the idea of secret police and government censorship, they get called “crazy” and “conspiracy theorists”. Snowden and others talked about the secret police stalking Julian Assange.
Images of Ecuador's ambassador 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. Assange's critics may cheer, but this is a dark moment for press freedom. t.co/ys1AIdh2FP
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) April 11, 2019