Three hooded figures broke into the Madrid workplace of WikiLeaks lawyer Baltasar Garzon at daybreak on Monday morning, in what police have described as a “very skilled” operation
The figures wearing black coated the safety cameras with tape and police say they’re treating the incident as an “tried theft” in keeping with Spain’s largest newspaper, El País.
Garzon heads Julian Assange’s authorized protection, particularly working to keep away from extradition to Sweden and making ready to face costs regarded as pending by authorities within the US.
The thieves didn’t take any cash and police are ready for technicians to substantiate whether or not any recordsdata had been taken or copied from Garzon’s pc. Police are analyzing the safety cameras on the entrance to the workplace.
“They haven’t taken what they’ve been on the lookout for,” Garzon informed El Periodico. He confirmed to Ser his shoppers’ safety “has not been affected,” and that the folks “acted in a short time.”
El Diario reviews an worker of the agency informed police the people did try to repeat data saved on their servers, however that they had been unsuccessful. All they took from the workplace was a Christmas ham.
Masked intruders have broken into the legal office of Baltasar Garzón, head of @wikileaks legal team, in Madrid. No money taken. Security cameras taped over. "Very professional" operation, say police. https://t.co/YyXvovQ03J
— Julian Assange ⌛ (@JulianAssange) December 19, 2017
As CIA threats against @WikiLeaks heat up, at least three masked men dressed in black have broken into @WikiLeaks chief counsel Baltasar Garzón's legal office, blinding security cameras with tape, in a "very professional" operation say police. https://t.co/ao3nD3bk2c
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 19, 2017
Assange and WikiLeaks tweeted concerning the break-in, with WikiLeaks tying it to the CIA’s pursuit of the 2. CIA Director Mike Pompeo has made quite a few threatening statements concerning the whistleblowing group and described it as a “hostile intelligence service,” whereas Lawyer Basic Jeff Periods mentioned in April that Assange’s arrest is “a precedence,” and that the Justice Division had began to “step up” its efforts to hunt jail time for these concerned with the whistleblowing group.
“As CIA threats towards WikiLeaks warmth up, a minimum of three masked males wearing black have damaged into WikiLeaks’ chief counsel Baltasar Garzon’s authorized workplace,” WikiLeaks wrote.
— RT (@RT_com) December 3, 2017
Garzon heads Assange’s authorized protection, engaged on his case to keep away from extradition to Sweden and making ready for the costs US authorities are mentioned to have ready towards him.
He’s identified for investigating public officers and people suspected of genocide and conflict crimes, together with Chile’s former ruler Augusto Pinochet, and opened an investigation into crimes dedicated throughout the Spanish Civil Warfare and underneath Basic Francisco Franco’s dictatorship.
Zero Hedge notes that simply hours after the break-in, and shortly earlier than WikiLeaks tweeted the unique article from El País, Julian Assange referred to as a Jimmy Dore video “Sensible” which prominently options Assange’s interview with a Dutch tv host during which the WikiLeaks founder all however used signal language to point slain DNC Seth Wealthy was his supply. (Assange clip at 21:30)
Within the video Assange calls “Sensible,” Dore opines that the Obama administration was evil. “What we did in Libya, Iraq, Gantanamo, black ops websites,” was evil. Dore mentions the torture report, elevated weapons gross sales to the Saudis underneath Clinton, chemical weapons america bought Iraq.”
“These weren’t the evil days?” Dore asks, including “We’ve created thousands and thousands of refugees as a result of Barack Obama bombed the shit out of them, however individuals are mad as a result of Trump desires to dam them on the airport?”
Subsequent Dore goes after the MSM – calling MSNBC’s Chuck Todd a “instrument of the institution,” who after suggesting Donna Brazile was a “dupe of the Russians,” Dore exclaims: “And now you understand why that man didn’t graduate school.”
Dore then goes into the DNC server hack investigation – noting that the FBI by no means seemed on the allegedly hacked servers, and relied on a report from cybersecurity agency CrowdStrike, whereas subsequent forensic evaluation revealed that the hacked recordsdata had been transferred at 23 MB/s – concerning the pace a pc transfers recordsdata to a thumb drive, making makes a hack over the web extremely unlikely. Dore then segues right into a Dutch TV interview with Seth Wealthy during which he closely implies Seth Wealthy was Wikileaks’ supply.
“The Wikileaks, Julian Assange, I noticed with my very own eyes intimate on an interview that the one who did that obtain… …he intimated that their supply couldn’t have been Seth Wealthy. “
“My query to you on this isn’t whether or not it was Seth Wealthy or not, why are we not allowed to ask that query with out being referred to as a kook?”
What with the Wikileaks lawyer’s ‘skilled’ workplace raid and Assange’s subsequent tweet, it’s seems to be like that the cloak and dagger conflict over intelligence, narratives and Julian Assange is as sizzling as ever.