Julian Assange


article 13 August 2015 UK, Ecuador
Julian Assange to remain in Ecuadorean embassy until 2020?

Time runs out for Swedish prosecutors to investigate some of the allegations against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. But he is not expected to leave the Ecuadorean embassy any time soon.

article 13 March 2015 UK, Sweden
Assange will face Swedish prosecutors inside embassy
Assange will face Swedish prosecutors inside embassy

Swedish prosecutors say they will question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over sexual assault allegations inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

post 31 October 2014
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article 13 October 2014 World, Bahrain
Fatima Manji by The activists 'hacked' by the government of Bahrain

They came to the UK to seek refuge - but now exiled Bahraini democracy activists have been alarmed to find their online activities may have been under surveillance by the government of Bahrain.

article 18 August 2014 UK
Julian Assange gives surprise press conference at the Ecuadorian embassy (R)
Julian Assange to leave Ecuadorian embassy 'soon'

After two years of confinement inside the Ecuadorian embassy, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange calls a press conference and says he will leave "soon" - without giving any further details.

video 03 July 2014 UK, Ecuador

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'The public don't want Assange in the public eye' - video

Ben Westwood is planning a fashion show in the Ecuadorian embassy to "keep Julian Assange in the public eye" but rape survivor Jill Saward brands the stunt as "sick."

article 18 June 2014 UK, Ecuador
Julian Assange 'in prison cell with internet access'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - hiding for two years in the Ecuadorian embassy - is in "a prison cell with internet access" and "yearns to walk in the fresh air," says a close friend.

post 21 October 2013
Read more from Geoff White on Technology How whistleblowing went mainstream

A few years back it would have been a no-brainer for Edward Snowden that WikiLeaks was the right forum for his expose - but it's no longer the destination for whistleblowers.

article 27 August 2013 World, Australia
Assange stars in 80s pop election pitch - video

What will win votes in Australia's election? Dressing up as 80s pop star John Farnham and donning a mullet, if Julian Assange is to be believed. Watch his starring role in an election YouTube spoof.