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article imageWhistleblower John Kiriakou parties before going to jail (video)

By Anne Sewell     Feb 22, 2013 in World
Washington - Former CIA officer and accused whistleblower, John Kiriakou hosted a party prior to heading to jail to serve his 30 month sentence. RT was there. The video shows some of the party itself, as well as interviews with Kiriakou and another whistleblower.
John Kiriakou, former Central Intelligence Agency Officer and accused whistleblower who leaked the torture techniques imposed on detainees by the US Government, has been sentenced to 30 months behind bars.
On Thursday evening, he hosted an "Orange Ball" event at a luxury hotel in Washington, DC, overlooking the White House. He hosted dozens of human rights activists, journalists, lawyers and friends, as well as another famous whistleblower, former NSA agent Thomas Drake, the first to be prosecuted under the Espionage Act, created during World War I.
RT America producer Rachel Kurzius was at the party and told all, including interviews with both Kiriakou and Drake about the continuance of the war on whistleblowers and the current Obama administration. Kiraikou also criticized President Obama's choice for CIA director.
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