• WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds a copy of a UN ruling as he makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 11:09 24.06.2016
    11:09 24.06.2016

    WikiLeaks: Brexit Scrapping European Arrest Warrant Against Assange

    The United Kingdom's decision to exit the European Union means that the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) against founder and editor-in-chief of the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks Julian Assange should be scrapped, the website said Friday.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain in this February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 16:35 15.06.2016
    16:35 15.06.2016

    Swedish Prosecution Cannot Confirm Probe Launched Into Assange Case Handling

    The Swedish Prosecution Authority cannot confirm reports about an alleged probe launched into prosecutor Marianne Ny over her handling of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange' case.

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  • WikiLeaks is planning to publish more emails of ex-US secretary of state and Democratic party frontrunner Hillary Clinton
    Last update: 08:53 13.06.2016
    08:53 13.06.2016

    WikiLeaks Intends to Publish More Hillary Clinton Emails - Assange

    Julian Assange said WikiLeaks was planning to publish more emails of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds up CD's containing data on offshore bank account holders, which he received from former Swiss private banker Rudolf Elmer at the Frontline club in London, Britain in this January 17, 2011 file photo
    Last update: 07:54 31.03.2016
    07:54 31.03.2016

    UN-Exonerated Assange Could Leave London's Ecuadorian Embassy This Year

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been residing since 2012, by the end of 2016, lawyer Baltasar Garzon said.

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  • Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
    Last update: 15:57 17.03.2016
    15:57 17.03.2016

    NGOs Knock Down UK for Refusing to Accept UN's Ruling on Assange Detention

    NGOs at the United Nations Human Rights Council have hit out at the UK for making "offensive remarks" and setting a "dangerous precedent" by refusing to take the advice from a UN working group which ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being "arbitrarily detained."

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  • A supporter holds up a poster of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange outside the Ecuadorian embassy in central London, Britain February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 16:20 01.03.2016
    16:20 01.03.2016

    500 Academics, Legal Experts Slam UK and Sweden Over Assange Treatment

    More than 500 of the world's leading human rights experts, Nobel Prize winners and academics have accused the UK and Sweden of undermining the UN's human rights system and have urged the countries to ensure the right of freedom of movement of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain in this February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 15:56 24.02.2016
    15:56 24.02.2016

    UK Stance on UN Ruling on Assange Portends More Abuse – Ex-UN Group Head

    The United Kingdom’s defiance of and dismissive remarks about a UN working group’s ruling that said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must be set free dilutes the authority of international law, the former head of the UN body told British media Wednesday.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain in this February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 15:54 22.02.2016
    15:54 22.02.2016

    Assange Lawyers Make Formal Request to Overturn Arrest Warrant

    Lawyers in Sweden have made a formal request to a Swedish court for the arrest warrant of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be overturned.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds a copy of a U.N. ruling as he makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 15:19 15.02.2016
    15:19 15.02.2016

    UN Expert Tells UK and Sweden to 'Set a Good Example' Over Assange

    The UK and Sweden must "set a good example to the rest of the world" and accept the recommendations by a UN Working Group that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained.

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  • Julian Assange takes part in news conference via video link from Ecuadoran Embassy in London
    Last update: 01:40 07.02.2016
    01:40 07.02.2016

    UN Ruling on Assange to 'Impact' Court Practice Worldwide - Expert

    The UN ruling saying Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained puts both British and Swedish governments in an “embarrassing” position and will have an undeniable impact on decisions made by the courts around the world in the future, Edward Snowden's legal representative Robert Tibbo said in an interview with Radio Sputnik.

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  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds a copy of a U.N. ruling as he makes a speech from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy, in central London, Britain February 5, 2016.
    Last update: 21:06 05.02.2016
    21:06 05.02.2016

    The Assange Saga: 'Victory of Historical Importance' for Wikileaks Founder

    Julian Assange has requested that Sweden, Britain and the US respect a UN ruling established that he has been arbitrarily detained, and should be freed and given compensation.

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  • Media wait in front of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is staying, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
    Last update: 14:48 05.02.2016
    14:48 05.02.2016

    'Too Dangerous' for Assange to Leave Ecuadorian Embassy in London

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian Embassy on Friday, according to his friend.

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  • A demonstrator holds a banner outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is staying, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
    Last update: 14:25 05.02.2016
    14:25 05.02.2016

    UK, Sweden Must Follow UN Decisions if Expecting Same From Other States

    The United Kingdom and Sweden must follow United Nations decisions and directions if they expect this from other countries, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer Thomas Olson told Sputnik on Friday.

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  • Julian Assange. File photo
    Last update: 21:00 04.02.2016
    21:00 04.02.2016

    UN Working Group Ruling Not to Affect Assange’s Case Investigation

    The investigation into the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not be affected by the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) ruling, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.

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    Last update: 14:43 04.02.2016
    14:43 04.02.2016

    WikiLeaks: Rejection of UN Panel Decision Would Be 'Extraordinary'

    WikiLeaks officials have told Sputnik that all countries involved in Julian Assange’s legal status should respect the authority of the UN, following reports that a UN panel has ruled that the WikiLeaks founder’s stay in London’s Ecuadorian embassy amounts to "unlawful detention".

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  • A supporter of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds a placard during a gathering outside the Ecuador embassy in London, Britain June 19, 2015
    Last update: 13:38 04.02.2016
    13:38 04.02.2016

    UN Commissioner for Human Rights Refuses to Confirm Deeming Assange Detention Illegal

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) refused to confirm media reports on Thursday that it had found WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's detention illegal.

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  • A supporter of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds a banner outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
    Last update: 12:29 04.02.2016
    12:29 04.02.2016

    UN Rules Assange's Detainment Illegal: Sweden, UK Must Set Him Free

    A UN working panel has decided in Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange’s favor, BBC reported Thursday.

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    Last update: 09:07 12.12.2015
    09:07 12.12.2015

    Ecuador, Sweden Sign Deal Facilitating Assange's Interrogation

    Ecuador and Sweden have sealed an agreement on legal assistance in criminal affairs, which noticeably facilitates the interrogation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

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  • A supporter of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange holds banners outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London as he marks three years since Assange claimed asylum in the embassy on June 19, 2015.
    Last update: 16:50 14.10.2015
    16:50 14.10.2015

    Guard Removal From Assange Embassy Hideout Linked to Public Discontent

    Public discontent with the permanent police presence outside the Ecuadorian embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been taking refuge, was a factor in the decision by UK police to withdraw guards, London Metropolitan Police chief said Wednesday.

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    Last update: 01:53 13.10.2015
    01:53 13.10.2015

    UK Foreign Ministry Dissatisfied With Ecuador Providing Asylum to Assange

    The UK Foreign Office summoned the Ecuadorean ambassador on Monday to express dissatisfaction with the country's embassy in London providing asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the ministry said in a statement.

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