The Wikileaks founder is awaiting extradition hearings scheduled for February 7-8 on the sexual abuse charges made by two Swedish women. Assange denies the allegations and says the case is politically motivated. He and his supporters fear that he may be extradited from Sweden to the United States, where he could face espionage charges.
Julian Assange’s extradition to the US must be resisted at all costs, was the theme of the UK book launch of In Defense of Julian Assange, on 24 November 2019. Contributors include Noam Chomskey, Daniel Ellsberg, Mark Curts, and Assange himself. Julian Assange's father as well as John Pilger and Tariq Ali spoke at the event.
Hundreds of supporters attended a rally outside the UK Home Office on Tuesday evening, where activists addressed concerns over the potential extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the USA, who could face up to 174 years in prison on 18 counts of espionage for his work with Wikileaks.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was due to be released from HMP Belmarsh on 22 September after serving half of his 50-week prison sentence, yet Westminster Magistrates Court ruled he should remain behind bars due to his "history of absconding."
June 19 marks six years since the founder of WikiLeaks entered the building of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. He hasn't stepped foot outside it since.
Ever since June 19, 2012, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge, London. Journalists and supporters flocked to the building to mark the fifth anniversary of the day he "moved in" – and hear Assange make a special announcement.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent the past five years in the Ecuadorian embassy. So how has WikiLeaks managed to continue publishing revelations, such as the Vault 7 files?
The US authorities did not put any pressure on Swedish law enforcement in the case of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks whistleblowing organization that released many US classified documents, prosecutor Marianne Ny said Friday.
WikiLeaks is an important focus of the FBI's attention, the bureau's chief said.
A lawyer representing Julian Assange filed a request with Stockholm District Court on Wednesday calling for the WikiLeaks founder's arrest warrant over rape allegations to be torn up.
Julian Assange called on CNN, MSNBC, Guardian, NYTimes, WaPo and Fox News to stop giving space to those who produce fake news.
CIA chief Mike Pompeo's recent harsh criticism of WikiLeaks was a "preemptive defense" to counter controversy generated by the whistleblowing organization's releases of spy agency secret files, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told The Intercept outlet Wednesday.
The WikiLeaks founder urged London and Stockholm to comply with the UN Working Group ruling and restore his liberty.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer Melinda Taylor on Friday expressed hope that US president-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration would adopt a fresh approach toward Assange's case.
The interview of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding accusations of sexual assault may last for three working days starting on Monday, Swedish Media reported.
Prosecutors will interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regarding accusations of sexual assault at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Monday.
US Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has denied allegations that she joked about carrying out a drone strike against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in 2010.
The WikiLeaks founder said Brexit posed "a slight risk" to his position meaning the extradition order he faces.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is addressing the public in a global online video statement on the website's 10th birthday.
A Swedish court is expected to announce its ruling on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s appeal against his arrest warrant next week, not on Friday, a source in the court told RIA Novosti.