Julian Assange

20.05.2017

Sweden drops investigation of WikiLeaks’ Assange, but threats in US, UK Remain

Sweden drops investigation of WikiLeaks’ Assange, but threats in US, UK Remain

UK police say they can arrest Assange if he leaves embassy, while AG Sessions said his arrest is ‘priority’ by Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Commons Dreams Though Julian Assange’s advocates welcomed the news Friday that Swedish prosecutors dropped their seven-year investigation of sex crimes allegations into the WikiLeaks… »

07.11.2016

Julian Assange, political prisoner

Julian Assange, political prisoner

For almost six years Julian Assange has been a political prisoner of three countries (Sweden, UK and USA) whose laws prohibit political imprisonment and whose mainstream media pretend to be heralds of freedom. Julian Assange, an Australian citizen, is the founder of Wikileaks which has published millions of secret… »

24.08.2016

Ecuador expresses its concern for inadequate response to “serious incident” in its embassy in London

Ecuador expresses its concern for inadequate response to “serious incident” in its embassy in London

Quito,  Aug 23 (Andes).- The Ecuadorian government expressed Tuesday its concern for the inadequate response by British Authorities after the “serious incident” reported on the 22nd in the embassy in London, when a man attempted to get inside the building where Julian Assange has been holed up. “The Ecuadorian government expresses… »

11.08.2016

Ecuador to let Sweden question Julian Assange

Ecuador to let Sweden question Julian Assange

Quito, Aug 11 (Andes).- Ecuadorian Attorney General notified Sweden it agrees to set a date to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for more than four years. Observing the terms established in the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between Ecuador and… »

14.07.2016

Wikileaks: Exclusive Interview with Investigations Editor Sarah Harrison

Wikileaks: Exclusive Interview with Investigations Editor Sarah Harrison

In this exclusive interview with Wikileaks investigations editor, Sarah Harrison, we talk about the case of Julian Assange, the findings of the UN working group on arbitrary detention, national security, international law and how one can support whistleblowers. In what state and condition is Julian Assange living… »

24.06.2016

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Assange on big brother surveillance: “Don’t be too scared!”

Today, Julian Assange told average citizens to not be too scared at the prospect of online privacy being invaded at the event, “Julian Assange: 4 years of denied freedom” organised by International Higher Education Centre for Communication in Latin America, CIESPAL, in Quito Ecuador. The founder of Wikileaks was addressing… »

23.06.2016

Less than 0.002% of the Panama Papers have been made public, Assange denounces

Less than 0.002% of the Panama Papers have been made public, Assange denounces

A visibly moved and verbally grateful Julian Assange, spoke today, live via video conference to an audience in Quito, Ecuador at the headquarters of the International Higher Education Centre for Communication in Latin America, CIESPAL, during the week-long event, “Julian Assange: 4 years of denied freedom”. Before starting the content… »

23.06.2016

Exclusive Wikileaks Video Report – “First they came for Assange”

Exclusive Wikileaks Video Report – “First they came for Assange”

In this exclusive acTVism video report, we travel to the Volksbühne in Berlin to document a global event named “First they came for Assange” in which the case of Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange, was brought to the forefront. We talked directly to the organizers as… »

23.06.2016

Chomsky: “We should all thank Assange for his courage and integrity”

Chomsky: “We should all thank Assange for his courage and integrity”

This week marks the start of Julian Assange’s fifth year in residence at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, after charges of rape were brought against him in Sweden.  Fearing that the Swedish authorities would bundle him onto the first plane bound for the USA, the Australian founder of wikileaks, who… »

12.02.2016

Veterans For Peace Calls on U.S. government to end persecution of Julian Assange and Wikileaks

Veterans For Peace Calls on U.S. government to end persecution of Julian Assange and Wikileaks

 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been wrongly subjected to arbitrary detention for five and a half years, according to a ruling by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention.  The ruling is critical of Swedish prosecutors, who have refused to interview Assange in London about sex crimes allegations.  It… »

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