Julian Assange

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… »

08.12.2014

Assange: The Future of the Web is in Latin America

Assange: The Future of the Web is in Latin America

A new landscape for the Latin America on-line infrastructure was proposed by Julian Assange, hacker, activist, journalist and founder of Wikileaks . During the First National Meeting of Internet Governance, held… »

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… »

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