Julian Assange

DOJ Charges Julian Assange with Publishing Classified Information

The Department of Justice on Thursday filed new charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, stating that the longtime transparency activist put the U.S. at risk of “serious harm” by releasing secret and classified government documents, the agency announced. 

Julian Assange gestures to the media from a police vehicle on his arrival at Westminster Magistrates court on April 11, 2019 in London, England. After weeks of speculation Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by Scotland Yard Police Officers inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in Central London this morning. Ecuador's President, …

Martel: Julian Assange’s Arrest Happened Because Ecuador Abandoned Socialism

The shocking news Thursday morning that the government of Ecuador invited British police into its embassy in London to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange left many questioning why the Latin American country, which protected Assange for over half a decade, now felt comfortable letting him go.

Assange arrested in London after Ecuador pulls asylum

Clinton Supporters and NeverTrump Celebrate Assange Arrest

Reactions to the arrest of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange poured in on social media, with pro-Assange Trump supporters and press freedom advocates expressing dismay, while neoconservative NeverTrumpers and Hillary Clinton supporters celebrated.

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Cassandra Fairbanks Alleges Julian Assange’s Living Conditions in Ecuadorian Embassy Worsening

The Ecuadorian embassy in London reportedly locked journalist Cassandra Fairbanks in a room for over an hour during a visit to see WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and was eventually given just under ten minutes to speak with him, despite being booked for a two-hour meeting. Fairbanks reportedly overheard a conversation between Assange and an ambassador during which Assange accused the embassy of illegally surveilling him.

Assange would surrender to Britain if no US extradition