Assange: Wikileaks is still strong
Lima - WikiLeaks founder Julian
Assange on Monday told Latin American media that his organisation was far from
financially endangered despite sanctions slapped on it by the United States.
"our biggest problem is an economic problem related due to that US banking
and financial embargo. But we're not taking this lying down," Assange told
the general assembly of the Inter-American Press Association by teleconference.
have been presently in a strong enough cash position to survive entirely on our
cash reserves for the past 11 months, and there are not many staff
organisations that are in such a strong cash position," Assange stressed
from London where he is living until a court rules on his potential extradition
a 50-minute speech, he said whistleblowing website WikiLeaks was nowhere near
financial Armageddon because "we have thousands of pending disclosures for
publications, we have signed contracts with more than 50 media organisations
around the world."
is currently living under stringent bail conditions in Britain, fighting
extradition to Sweden where he is wanted for questioning over alleged rape and