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UK: Pamela Anderson talks Putin and WikiLeaks at London book launch02:23

UK: Pamela Anderson talks Putin and WikiLeaks at London book launch

United Kingdom, London
January 23, 2018 at 04:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

Actress Pamela Anderson hosted human rights lawyer Renata Avila and journalist Sarah Harrison at the Frontline Club in London on Monday as the pair launched their new book 'Women, Whistleblowing, WikiLeaks', co-written by director Angela Richter who attended via video feed.Topics up for debate included the treatment of whistle-blowers such as Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the role of multinational tech companies in collecting data and the perceived threat posed by the mainstream media.Anderson expressed her interest in talking about WikiLeaks, "the women of WikiLeaks" and "humans in captivity."When asked about her relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Anderson said that she's "been to the Kremlin many times" to speak about environmental issues. The former Baywatch actress is said to be a personal friend of WikiLeaks co-founder Assange and visited him in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the English capital earlier in the day.

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Actress Pamela Anderson hosted human rights lawyer Renata Avila and journalist Sarah Harrison at the Frontline Club in London on Monday as the pair launched their new book 'Women, Whistleblowing, WikiLeaks', co-written by director Angela Richter who attended via video feed.Topics up for debate included the treatment of whistle-blowers such as Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the role of multinational tech companies in collecting data and the perceived threat posed by the mainstream media.Anderson expressed her interest in talking about WikiLeaks, "the women of WikiLeaks" and "humans in captivity."When asked about her relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Anderson said that she's "been to the Kremlin many times" to speak about environmental issues. The former Baywatch actress is said to be a personal friend of WikiLeaks co-founder Assange and visited him in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the English capital earlier in the day.

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