ABC vows to continue reporting 'without fear' after police raid Sydney offices

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Broadcaster’s managing director says raid on Sydney headquarters over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’

The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian special forces in Afghanistan.

The raid on the Ultimo office comes just one day after the AFP raided the home of the News Corp Sunday political editor Annika Smethurst over articles she published in 2018 on proposals to expand Australia’s domestic surveillance capabilities.

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