Julian Assange: News

11 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Biden considering Australia's plea to drop charges against WikiLeaks founder

President Joe Biden is reportedly considering Australia's request to end the US pursuit of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (52).

21 Mar 2024


US mulls plea deal for Julian Assange in WikiLeaks case

The US government is considering a plea bargain for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, per the Wall Street Journal.

21 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Musk nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for 'safeguarding free speech'

The name of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been proposed for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian MP Marius Nilsen.

17 Jun 2022


UK government approves Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to US

The British government approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on Friday to stand trial for the publication of secret files related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

07 Jan 2021


Assange loses bid for bail as he awaits extradition appeal

Julian Assange on Wednesday lost his bid to be released from prison in London on bail as a UK judge ruled that it was only fair to first allow the US authorities to appeal against an order blocking his extradition on espionage charges.

12 Apr 2020


Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange got engaged and fathered two children while living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, his lawyer-fiancée has revealed.

13 Mar 2020


WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning ordered free from prison; fined $256,000

Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.

17 Sep 2019


Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

12 Jun 2019


Nirav Modi's fourth bail plea rejected by UK court

On Wednesday, the Royal Courts of Justice denied the bail application of fugitive businessman Nirav Modi. This was the fourth time that Modi, a prime accused in multi-crore PNB scam, approached a court seeking respite.

01 May 2019


WikiLeaks founder sentenced to 50-weeks jail for skipping bail

In a major development, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been sentenced to 50 weeks in the UK prison for breaching bail conditions.

11 Apr 2019


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police after Ecuador denied to provide him asylum indefinitely. Assange, who has grown a beard, was forcefully taken into a police vehicle.

06 Apr 2019


UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

An independent rights expert will visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadoran embassy in London to assess whether privacy violation claims involving him merit investigation, the UN rights office said Thursday.

22 Dec 2018


UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

On Friday, UN rights experts called on British authorities to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is taking legal action against Ecuador, the South American nation that continues to provide him with asylum, for allegedly violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".

29 Mar 2018


Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can no longer communicate with the outside world.

12 Jan 2018


WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

17 Oct 2017

Russia News

Hillary Clinton: WikiLeaks is a subsidiary of the Russian intelligence

Hillary Clinton still seems bitter about her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections.