Julian Assange

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… »

20.03.2015

Ecuador: Why Did It Take Sweden 1,000 Days to Agree to Question Julian Assange in Our U.K. Embassy?

Ecuador: Why Did It Take Sweden 1,000 Days to Agree to Question Julian Assange in Our U.K. Embassy?

Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño responds to recent reports Swedish prosecutors will seek to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Assange has never been charged over allegations of sexual assault, yet he has been holed up in the embassy since 2012, fearing that if he… »

14.03.2015

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Swedish prosecutors agree to question Assange in London

Julian Assange’s team of solicitors have claimed victory after a Swedish prosecutor agreed to question him in London, following a two and a half years deadlock during which he has been unable to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy that offered him sanctuary. Mr Assange is also considering suing UK’s deputy Prime… »

02.02.2015

Glimmer of Hope for Assange

By Gustavo Capdevila for IPS News GENEVA, Jan 30 2015 (IPS) – There is a window of hope, thanks to a U.N. human rights body, for a solution to the diplomatic asylum of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the embassy of Ecuador in London for the past two… »

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