Julian Assange's coronavirus court bid knocked down

2020-03-25 18:58

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange failed in his bid to get bail after he argued that he was at risk of catching coronavirus in the British prison where he is being held.

Assange in UK court outburst over distance from lawyers

2020-02-26 20:32

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday briefly disrupted his extradition hearing in Britain to complain about being forced to sit away from his lawyers.

In extradition bid, US accuses Assange of endangering sources

2020-02-24 21:30

A lawyer for the US has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of risking the lives of intelligence sources by publishing classified US government documents, as his extradition hearing opened in a London court.

Trump 'offered pardon' to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears

2020-02-19 22:01

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 has been told.

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape probe

2019-11-19 16:57

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

Assange showing symptoms of 'psychological torture': UN

2019-05-31 19:02

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has shown "obvious" signs of the psychological torture inflicted on him due to years of confinement and persecution, according to a United Nations human rights expert.

Sweden files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation

2019-05-20 11:41

The warrant, if granted, would be the first step in a process to have WikiLeaks founder Assange extradited from the UK.

Assange begins UK fight against US extradition

2019-05-02 17:25

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a court he would oppose extradition to the United States as the legal process began in London, a day after he was jailed for breaching his bail conditions in a former case.

Ecuador says hit by 40 million cyber attacks since Assange arrest

2019-04-16 14:30

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

Takeaways from the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

2019-04-13 07:07

WikiLeaks founder Assange's arrest in London opens the next chapter in his saga: an expected extradition fight over a pending criminal prosecution in the United States.


Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May

2020-02-27 20:53

A British judge has paused Julian Assange's extradition hearing following four days of intense legal wrangling over Washington's request for the WikiLeaks founder to stand trial there on espionage charges.

Assange stripped naked and handcuffed, lawyer tells court

2020-02-25 20:01

Julian Assange was stripped naked twice and handcuffed 11 times coming and going from court, the WikiLeaks founder's lawyer has told his US extradition hearing in London.

Julian Assange: World's most-wanted whistleblower back in spotlight

2020-02-24 15:30

A fearless campaigner for democratic openness, or a criminal trying to avoid justice: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a highly polarising figure who finds himself once again at the centre of global attention.

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape probe

2019-11-19 16:57

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

Assange 'may die in jail', father warns

2019-11-08 19:22

The father of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he worries his son would die in prison after nine years of "persecution" for daring to reveal US "war crimes".

US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

2019-05-24 09:01

The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.

Swedish rape probe against Assange to be reopened - prosecutors

2019-05-13 11:25

Swedish prosecutors have announced that they are reopening an investigation into the rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder and Australian journalist Julian Assange.

Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy

2019-04-17 16:04

Ecuador's president is accusing Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to give them directions on how to propagate information on topics important to the WikiLeaks founder and his financiers.

Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder - Julian Assange's lawyer

2019-04-15 05:11

A lawyer representing jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the Ecuadorian government has been spreading lies about his behaviour inside its embassy in London.

Assange arrest fallout | Pence calls for end to border loopholes: WATCH the top World news videos for your Friday

2019-04-12 08:08

Shorten says Assange entitled to consular assistance | At border, VP Pence calls for end to 'loopholes'; here are the top World news videos for your Friday. WATCH NOW.

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