Security Classification of Julian Assange / Wikileaks

Paul Callahan made this Official Information request to Government Communications Security Bureau

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From: Paul Callahan

Dear Government Communications Security Bureau,

Please answer the following questions:

A. What is the New Zealand security classification of Julian Assange AND Wikileaks in reference to the GSCB, NZSIS, FVEY and / or any NZ government office?
B. Is Julian Assange or Wikileaks classified as a terrorist or terrorist organisation by any New Zealand Government Office, FVEY (Five Eyes) or the GSCB?
C. Has the GSCB, NZSIS, FVEY or NZ Police or any government office or official accepted the CIA definition by Mike Pompeo that Wikileaks is a "non-state hostile intelligence service"?
D: Has the New Zealand Government, GCSB or 5 eyes security alliance agreed on a security status that gives Julian Assange or Wikileaks the classification of a terrorist, terrorist organisation or non-state hostile intelligence service?
E: Is the New Zealand Government or GCSB complicit or supportive in his incarceration?
F: Has the GCSB or FVEY spied on the communication of Julian Assange or Wikileaks either directly or in support of a third party? And if so who is that third party?

Yours faithfully,
Paul Callahan

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Government Communications Security Bureau

Hi Paul

Thank you for your email. As these questions are similar to those you asked on 18 March 2020, we have incorporated them into your original request.

Kind regards
GCSB

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