Julian Assange

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… »

11.02.2016

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

Yanis Varoufakis launches his Democracy in Europe movement

What is this heterogeneous crowd of people standing in the foyer of the People’s theatre doing there? Why are they waiting hours in advance for a ticket? Why are the foreigners searching in agony for a live stream link? At the end of the day, what is this so-called DiEM25?… »

13.10.2015

British Police withdraw permanent watch for Julian Assange

British Police withdraw permanent watch for Julian Assange

London, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) British police removed the permanent presence at the Embassy of Ecuador in this capital, where Australian Julian Assange takes refuge, but it stated ” it remains committed to executing the arrest warrant and presenting Julian Assange before the court”. According to a statement, the Metropolitan… »

24.08.2015

John Pilger on Wikileaks, Julian Assange & Jeremy Corbyn

John Pilger on Wikileaks, Julian Assange & Jeremy Corbyn

This interview from Radio New Zealand brings the well known John Pilger* – “right hand” of Julian Assange – onto the airwaves to speak about Wikileaks, about freedom of information, about Julian Assange himself, and about the UK Labour Party politician Jeremy Corbyn who is causing such a stir in… »

04.07.2015

Wikileaks report: Bugging Brazil

Wikileaks report: Bugging Brazil

WikiLeaks publishes today, 4 July at 08:00 BRT, a top secret US National Security Agency target list of 29 key Brazilian government phone numbers that were selected for intensive interception. The publication proves that not only President Dilma Rousseff was targeted but also her assistant, her secretary, her chief of… »

29.05.2015

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

The Pre-charge Punishment of Julian Assange

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Tucked away on a side street in one of London’s toniest neighborhoods, just across the street from the sprawling department store Harrods, sits a brick, Victorian-era apartment building that houses the Ecuadorean Embassy. Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website… »

11.05.2015

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Assange appeal

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Assange appeal

Sweden’s Supreme Court said Monday it had rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his arrest warrant for alleged rape and sexual assault. Sweden issued the arrest warrant in 2010 following allegations from two Swedish women, one who claimed rape and another who alleged sexual assault. The Australian… »

25.03.2015

Assange demands rape case files before Sweden questions him

Assange demands rape case files before Sweden questions him

Andes Geneva, Switzerland, March 23 (Andes).- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence said Monday. “We need to be provided access to the entirety of the… »

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