Julian Assange

23.11.2014

Swedish Court Rejects Assange Appeal, but Prods Prosecutor to Resolve Standoff

Swedish Court Rejects Assange Appeal, but Prods Prosecutor to Resolve Standoff

A Swedish court has rejected an appeal of the arrest warrant that’s kept WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange confined in Ecuador’s London Embassy for over two years. Assange is wanted in Sweden for questioning on allegations of sexual misconduct, though no charges have been filed. He has voiced fears he would… »

22.08.2014

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Julian Assange”s Defense Team Demands UN Intervention

Quito, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) The defense team of the Australian computer expert and journalist Julian Assange is demanding UN intervention in the case, announced his lawyer, the Spanish jurist Baltasar Garzón, in a statement released today to the local press. During a visit to Guatemala to participate in the… »

19.08.2014

John Pilger on Julian Assange’s Press Conference

John Pilger on Julian Assange’s Press Conference

Julian Assange announced in yesterday’s Press Conference that he “would be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy “soon”. He sought asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London after being told he would be sent to Sweden, where there is a warrant against him over alleged sexual offences against two women. He has… »

09.07.2014

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

In part two of our exclusive interview, Amy Goodman goes inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London to speak with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Assange has been living in the embassy for more than two years under political asylum. He faces investigations in both Sweden and the United States,… »

08.07.2014

Exclusive: Democracy Now! Goes Inside Embassy Refuge, Talks with Julian Assange About WikiLeaks, Snowden

Exclusive: Democracy Now! Goes Inside Embassy Refuge, Talks with Julian Assange About WikiLeaks, Snowden

In a Democracy Now! special, we go inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London to interview Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. He has been holed up there for more than two years, having received political asylum. He faces investigations in both Sweden and the United States. In the U.S., a secret… »

15.10.2013

Film Review: The Fifth Estate

Film Review: The Fifth Estate

Probably the sleekest, most entertaining and visually overcomplicated piece of character assassination you’re likely to see in the cinema, made more effective by its subtlety. Benedict Cumberbatch’s depiction of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is no doubt a great feat of acting, but I had problems to identify the damaged and… »

18.08.2013

Five Theses about Assange-Manning-Snowden

[divide][clear] By Johan Galtung. ALFAZ, Spain, Aug 13 2013 (IPS) – THESIS ONE: The leaks are not about “whistle-blowing”, but about a nonviolent, civil disobedient fight against huge social evils. Whistle-blowing presupposes that somebody can be warned, in fact wants to be warned, and is in a position to… »

13.06.2013

Manning Aunt Testifies at Military Trial; Assange Emerges in Testimony

Manning Aunt Testifies at Military Trial; Assange Emerges in Testimony

The trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning continues at Fort Meade, Maryland. On Tuesday, Manning’s aunt testified he told her of his initial hope that the video he released of a U.S. helicopter shooting dead Iraqi civilians would become “big news” in the United States. Prosecutors also elicited more… »

06.06.2013

Hacker Who Alerted Gov’t Testifies at Bradley Manning Trial

Hacker Who Alerted Gov’t Testifies at Bradley Manning Trial

The military court-martial of accused Army whistleblower Bradley Manning continued at Fort Meade, Maryland, on Tuesday for a second day. Witnesses included Adrian Lamo, the convicted computer hacker who turned Manning in to U.S. authorities after the two became friends online. Lamo testified that Manning expressed hope the files he… »

15.02.2013

Events being organised as Bradley Manning approaches 1000 days in prison without trial

Events being organised as Bradley Manning approaches 1000 days in prison without trial

The soldier behind the huge leaks of information that ended up on Wikileaks, Bradley Manning, has been in jail awaiting trial for nearly 1,000 days for exposing war crimes, corruption, and widespread abuse. Demonstrations are being organized to mark the occasion on the 23rd of February. The Free Bradley Manning… »

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