Tag Archives: Wikileaks

  • Coronavirus forces delay in US extradition case against Assange

    Hearings in the US extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead next month as scheduled because of the coronavirus lockdown which prevents lawyers from attending court, a British judge decided. ...

  • Trump ‘offered pardon’ to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

    US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival's campaign, a London court was told on Wednesday. ...

  • Sweden drops probe into rape allegations against Julian Assange

    Swedish prosecutors said Tuesday they have dropped their investigation into jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape allegation, even though they found the plaintiff's claim "credible". ...

  • Confused Assange in UK court ahead of extradition hearing

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in public for the first time in six months on Monday, seeming frail and confused during a British court appearance ahead of his extradition hearing. ...

  • Assange faces US extradition hearing in London

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of freedom ...

  • Assange suffering ‘psychological torture’: UN expert

    Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out "psychological torture", a UN rights expert said Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of "collective persecution" of ...

  • Sweden reopens rape probe against Assange

    Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hoping to bring him to justice. ...

  • Julian Assange jailed for 50 weeks for breaking UK bail

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy. ...

  • Ecuador says hit by 40 million cyber attacks since Assange arrest

    Ecuador said on Monday it has suffered 40 million cyber attacks on the webpages of public institutions since stripping Wikileaks founder Julian Assange of political asylum. ...

  • Julian Assange arrested in London after 7 years in Ecuador embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum. ...