WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with a lawyer who was representing him while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London fighting extradition, the lawyer told a British newspaper on Sunday. The Mail on Sunday said 37-year-old South African lawyer Stella Morris has been engaged to[…]
Swedish prosecutors will not pursue their rape investigation of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange any further, they announced, having successfully fulfilled their role in the years-long scheme to put Assange behind bars. Investigators determined the evidence was simply not strong enough to support an indictment, Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson told[…]
With his supporters rallying outside the court building, Julian Assange showed signs of exhaustion and psychological torment as his lawyer made a bid to delay US extradition proceedings – but the London court ruled against him. Cleanly shaven and dressed in a navy suit, the WikiLeaks co-founder appeared before Westminster[…]
The US Justice Department has formally submitted its extradition request for Julian Assange to the United Kingdom, American media report, citing government sources. The notice, which by law had to be provided to British authorities within 60 days following Assange’s arrest on April 11, was sent on Thursday, the Washington[…]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been moved to the hospital wing of the Belmarsh prison in the UK, prompting concerns about his health pending the hearing on his extradition to the US. Assange’s health had already “significantly deteriorated” during the nearly seven years he spent inside the Ecuadorian embassy in[…]
The latest indictments of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange are a blueprint for making journalists into felons, a test case for dismantling the First Amendment that will destroy journalism as we know it, Glenn Greenwald warned. “If Assange can be declared guilty of espionage for working with sources to obtain and[…]
A federal grand jury has announced 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, who is currently in a UK jail awaiting an extradition hearing. The new indictment, made public on Thursday, relates to US documents WikiLeaks published in 2010, and alleges Assange revealed the names[…]
The prosecution – and persecution – of Julian Assange is meant to silence others who would speak out against abuses of power, WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson and Assange lawyer Jennifer Robinson say, promising to fight back. “This is a precedent… that effectively means that any journalist or media organization anywhere[…]
In the second excerpt from the John Pilger Special, to be exclusively broadcast by RT on Saturday, courtesy of Dartmouth Films, Julian Assange accuses Hillary Clinton of misleading Americans about the true scope of Islamic State’s support from Washington’s Middle East allies. In a 2014 email made public by Assange’s[…]
On Tuesday, WikiLeaks celebrates its 10th anniversary. The project aimed at exposing government and corporate secrets has evolved from an obscure citizen journalism site to a global phenomenon headed by an embassy-harbored fugitive. Among the earlier WikiLeaks releases were documents detailing American military equipment deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq. Those[…]
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