Julian Paul Assange is an Australian journalist, computer programmer, and the founder and director of WikiLeaks. Assange describes himself as an advocate of information transparency and market libertarianism. Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, an international publishing organisation known for revealing war crimes, human rights abuses, and corruption. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Collateral Murder video, the Afghanistan war logs, the Iraq war logs, and CableGate. After the 2010 leaks, the United States government launched a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks and asked allied nations for assistance.
A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on a so-called instigation charge, the attorney general's office said on Thursday, but the.. Reuters - Published
Whistleblowers across the European Union have won greater protection under landmark legislation aimed at encouraging reports of wrongdoing. The new law, approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday,..
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Ecuador's deputy minister for information Patricio Real said Ecuador was targeted with more than 40 million cyber attacks from "groups linked to Julian Assange" in the five days since they revoked his..
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested at the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday, tried to use the embassy as a "center for spying," according to Ecuadorean President Lenín Moreno. Moreno told..
After spending seven years in the asylum of Ecuador's embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be spending at least one night in the police custody. According to Reuters, at least seven..
Julian Assange spent nearly 7 years at the Ecuadorian embassy in London after facing extradition to Sweden on a rape charge. His asylum finally expired, leading to his arrest. Here's how he spent his..
Hillary Clinton on Thursday responded to news that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested at the Ecuadorean embassy, and may be extradited to the US. Clinton saying that Assange should "answer..
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning had reason to believe that leaking U.S. military reports "would cause injury" to the country, federal.. Reuters - Published
Hacking attempts on Ecuadorean government institutions have doubled since the country revoked WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's asylum at its London embassy last week, an official said on Monday. Reuters - Published
British police dragged Julian Assange from the Ecuadorean embassy last Thursday after his asylum was revoked, ending his seven-year stay there and opening the way for his extradition to the United.. Reuters - Published
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a center for spying, Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno told Britain's.. Reuters - Published
White House adviser Kellyanne Conway On Sunday said she did not believe President Donald Trump had advance knowledge that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was going to be arrested by the British police.. Reuters - Published
An Ecuadorean judge ordered a Swedish citizen, who according to the Andean country's government was linked to WikiLeaks, jailed pending trial for alleged involvement in hacking government computer.. Reuters - Published
Labour's shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has joined mounting calls for Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden to face longstanding rape and sexual assault allegations. Independent - Published
U.S. prosecutors have just under two months to present British authorities with a final and detailed criminal case to justify the possible extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a U.S... Reuters - Published
Ecuador said on Friday it is holding a programmer linked to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in custody pending possible charges of interfering in private communications, a day after ending Assange's.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations human rights office on Friday urged judicial authorities to ensure that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, currently in British custody and the subject of an extradition request from.. Reuters - Published
Ecuador's decision to abruptly end Julian Assange's seven-year asylum in its London embassy on Thursday followed a long deterioration in relations, driven in part by suspicions he was secretly fuelling.. Reuters - Published