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ZeroHedge – The Guardian’s Deputy Editor Claims The UK Government Threatened To Shut The Paper Down – 28 March 2014

ZeroHedgeSubmitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

Mr Johnson said the whole attitude in the UK was that national security trumped press freedom and that the newspaper should not publish a word…We were threatened that we would be closed down. We were accused of endangering national security and people’s lives. It left us in a very difficult position.

 

– Paul Johnson, deputy editor of The Guardian

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