Julian Assange


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.

video 31 July 2013 World, United States

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Assange: Bradley Manning conviction is 'dangerous' - video

Julian Assange says the conviction of US soldier Bradley Manning for leaking military documents to WikiLeaks is "a dangerous precedent" and an example of "national security extremism."

article 30 July 2013 World, United States
Bradley Manning (G)
Bradley Manning not guilty of 'aiding the enemy'

Bradley Manning, accused of leaking documents to whistleblower organisation WikiLeaks, is found not guilty of "aiding the enemy" but is convicted of five espionage and five theft counts.