Assange Reveals UK Spied on Scottish Nationalists During Independence Vote

Assange Reveals UK Spied on Scottish Nationalists During Independence Vote

 


‘Supporters of Scottish independence are right to think British security services spied on them during last year’s referendum, as Scotland’s sovereignty was equated to a security threat, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday.
On September 18 2014, Scotland held a referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. Over 55 percent of the Scottish electorate rejected the motion.
“The attitude of the UK Government is that this is a national security issue, that Scottish independence is, in effect, a threat to the state,” Assange told the Herald Scotland via videolink from the Embassy of Equador in London, where he currently resides.’
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