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    Anonymous Issues Chilling Threat to 'Enemies of People' Over Assange's Arrest

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was apprehended in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on 11 April after Quito revoked his seven-year political asylum for alleged repeated "violations of international conventions". The whistleblowing website has criticised Ecuador's move, calling it a violation of international law.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • People attend a video conference of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the International Center for Advanced Communication Studies for Latin America (CIESPAL) auditorium in Quito on June 23, 2016.
    Last update: 11:31 12.04.2019
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    Petition Urging UK Not to Hand Over Assange to US Gets Over 40,000 Signatures

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 41,000 people have signed a petition, launched by the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) and supported by actress and activist Pamela Anderson, calling on the UK government not to extradite recently arrested WikiLeaks founder and DiEM25 member Julian Assange to the United States.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
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    Last update: 10:03 12.04.2019
    10:03 12.04.2019

    Assange's Arrest is Example of Double Standard - Ex-Ecuadorian President

    MONTEVIDEO, (Sputnik) - Ex-Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has told Sputnik that the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was yet another example of double standards because while Assange was accused of leaking classified data, no one was talking about legal charges against major media outlets who published that very information.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • A supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks to the media, after Assange was arrested by British police, outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Britain, April 11, 2019
    Last update: 07:10 12.04.2019
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    'Info War Is Lost': Assange Supporters Doubt Mainstream Media's Coverage of Case

    LONDON (Sputnik) - Protesters, who gathered outside the Westminster Magistrates' Court in London for a demonstration against the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his possible extradition to the United States, told Sputnik that the case was a clear violation of human rights.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a rally in advance of tonight's debate with Owen Smith at a Labour Leadership Campaign event in Glasgow, Scotland, August 25, 2016.
    Last update: 06:24 12.04.2019
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    Corbyn Says London Should Oppose Assange's Extradition to US (VIDEO)

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the UK opposition Labour Party, said that the UK government should prevent the extradition to the United States of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who was arrested in London after spending almost seven years in the Ecuadorian embassy.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • The interior of a communal cellblock at Camp VI, a prison used to house detainees at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay
    Last update: 06:10 12.04.2019
    06:10 12.04.2019

    More Charges Against Assange Could Expose Covert US Programs - Gitmo Lawyer

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US prosecutors risk exposing covert intelligence programs should they choose to bring additional charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, attorney Stephen Truitt, who has represented captives at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, told Sputnik.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
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    Last update: 03:57 12.04.2019
    03:57 12.04.2019

    Assange's Alleged Aide Reportedly Arrested Trying to Leave Ecuador (PHOTO)

    A collaborator of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested Thursday in Ecuador while trying to flee to Japan, the South American country's interior minister Maria Paula Romo said, cited by AFP. The minister did not name the person or give their identity.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno, right, shakes hand with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence
    Last update: 03:52 12.04.2019
    03:52 12.04.2019

    Ex- Ecuadorian President Correa: Moreno's Assange Stunt Driven by Personal Gain

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The decision of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to halt the asylum of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London and hand him over to the UK authorities had been partially motivated by benefits Moreno received in return, Ecuador’s ex-President Rafael Correa told the RT broadcaster.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • This April 13, 2016 file photo shows the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
    Last update: 03:26 12.04.2019
    03:26 12.04.2019

    Assange Likely to Face Espionage Charges Back in US - Former CIA Officer

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US authorities once they have WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in custody will likely charge him under the Espionage Act, former CIA case officer Philip Giraldi told Sputnik.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • A truck carrying a poster relating to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is driven away from the Ecuadorian embassy, where Julian Assange is staying, in London, Britain April 5, 2019
    Last update: 03:15 12.04.2019
    03:15 12.04.2019

    Assange Arrest Meant to Intimidate All Americans, Journalists - Congresswoman Gabbard

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorean Embassy in the United Kingdom is meant to send a message of intimidation to all US citizens and journalists, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said in a statement.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • A protester demonstrating in support of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds placards outside Westminster magistrates court where he was appearing in London, Thursday, April 11, 2019.
    Last update: 03:07 12.04.2019
    03:07 12.04.2019

    Assange Indictment Strengthens Manning's Claim of Grand Jury Abuse - Lawyers

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The attorneys of former US army soldier Chelsea Manning in a press release said that the indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on conspiracy charges is strengthening their client's claim of grand jury abuse.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
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    Last update: 03:02 12.04.2019
    03:02 12.04.2019

    Assange Could Face Secret US Trial Where Fabricated Evidence May Be Introduced - Whistleblower

    Following his inevitable extradition to the US, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might face a secret court due to the classified nature of the government’s evidence collection methods, Bill Binney, whistleblower and former technical director of the US National Security Agency, told Sputnik Radio Thursday.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • Protesters rally in front of the Westminster Magistrate's Courthouse in London in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
    Last update: 01:20 12.04.2019
    01:20 12.04.2019

    US Lawmakers Say Assange Should Be Held Responsible for Election Meddling

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Several US lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle in separate statements on Thursday said WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange must be held accountable for allegedly working with Russia to interfere in American elections.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen in a police van after was arrested by British police outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London
    Last update: 00:03 12.04.2019
    00:03 12.04.2019

    Assange's Defence Says WikiLeaks Founder Could Be Extradited to US, Face Torture

    MADRID (Sputnik) - Former judge Baltasar Garzon, who coordinates the defence team of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, said on Thursday that he did not rule out that his client could be extradited to the United States and be tortured there.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • Manning revealed her gender identity as a transgender female after being convicted and sentenced to 35 years in the military prison in July 2013 for leaking reams of war logs, diplomatic cables and battlefield video to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks in 2010.
    Last update: 23:30 11.04.2019
    23:30 11.04.2019

    ‘The First First-Hand Look’: WikiLeaks ‘Peeled Back the Curtain’ on War, Power and Statecraft

    With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange now under arrest and charged by US prosecutors with conspiracy to help Chelsea Manning break into a classified computer, it’s worthwhile to recall some of the enormous contributions to journalism made by the website and its founder.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
    Last update: 22:26 11.04.2019
    22:26 11.04.2019

    'Culture of Revenge': US Tries to Get Assange by Hook or by Crook

    On 11 April, Julian Assange was arrested at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, after Quito deprived the WikiLeaks founder of political asylum-seeker status. Speaking to Sputnik, scholars and academics shared their views on Assange's arrest and its consequences for the freedoms of speech and press in the US, Europe, and other countries.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen in a police van after was arrested by British police outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London
    Last update: 20:39 11.04.2019
    20:39 11.04.2019

    Past Controversial, Future Uncertain: The Life and Times of Julian Assange

    With WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange having been extracted from the Ecuadorian embassy, arrested and convicted of failing to surrender to an arrest warrant and skipping bail, Sputnik takes an extensive look at the life history of one of the most controversial figures of modern times'.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • A police car parked outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police and taken into custody Thursday April 11, 2019
    Last update: 20:27 11.04.2019
    20:27 11.04.2019

    Pranksters ‘Rent Out’ Assange's Room in Embassy With 'Balcony to Chat S**t Off' After His Arrest – Report

    WikiLeaks' founder was arrested on 11 April inside the Ecuadorian Embassy after his asylum was withdrawn over a violation of his bail conditions and an extradition request by the US, which seeks to prosecute him for publishing American secret documents.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • A police van is pictured outside of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on April 11, 2019, after police arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
    Last update: 20:09 11.04.2019
    20:09 11.04.2019

    Bolivian President Condemns Assange's Arrest, Freedom of Speech Violation

    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Bolivian President Evo Morales on Thursday strongly condemned the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, which took place earlier in the day at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, and the flagrant breach of freedom of speech.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum
  • Protesters rally in front of the Westminster Magistrate's Courthouse in London in support of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
    Last update: 18:53 11.04.2019
    18:53 11.04.2019

    No Journalist is Safe: Protestors React to Assange Arrest, Likely US Extradition

    Sputnik spoke to a demonstrator for the #FreeAssange campaign holding a rally in front of the courthouse to learn more about what awaits Mr. Assange's fate. The Wikileaks founder fled prosecution from Swedish authorities based on a pending investigation on alleged sexual assault charges.

    WikiLeaks Founder Assange Arrested in London as Ecuador Withdraws Political Asylum