WikiLeaks: News

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.

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.

UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

A British judge has rejected the United States' request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, which carry a maximum prison sentence of 175 years, saying it would be oppressive because of his mental health.

12 Apr 2020

Julian Assange

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.

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.

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".

05 Jun 2018

Bahujan Samaj Party

6 times Mayawati acted like a Princess

Mayawati's way of life has forever been a subject of controversy in Indian politics. Its reasons and her insecurities can be debated, but in a country where every third person is poor, her flaunting of riches demand outright condemnation.

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.

18 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Trump's 'highly-anticipated' fake news 'awards' are out

President Donald Trump keeps his word. He promised a US-Mexico border wall, he's apparently building it. He promised "immigration reform", he's doing it.

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.

26 Aug 2017


Is the CIA spying on Indians' Aadhaar data?

WikiLeaks has published some new controversial reports. According to one of its latest exposé, the CIA has been using tools that compromise Aadhaar data.

19 May 2017

Sexual Harassment

Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange

Sweden's director of public prosecutions Marianne Ny has decided to drop the investigations into allegations of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

19 May 2017

Donald Trump

Chelsea Manning, released from prison, celebrates free life

After seven years in prison, former US soldier Chelsea Manning charged over espionage was released on May 16.

15 May 2017


Microsoft lambasts NSA for WannaCry, time for a "wake-up call"

Although Microsoft has released a patch update to counter the ransomware WannaCry, it is now fuming at how all this came to fruition owing to the software vulnerabilities, which were exploited but not reported by the NSA.

06 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it has been the victim of a "massive hacking attack" that leaked campaign emails online.

US Election hacking: Alleged Russian hacker arrested in Spain

Following the issue of arrest warrant from US, Barcelona Police on Sunday arrested Russian programmer Pyotr Levashov for his alleged involvement in hacking the US Presidential elections.

27 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Manning criticises Obama, Trump

Despite having her sentence commuted, former US President Barack Obama faced Chelsea Manning's ire for leaving a "vulnerable legacy" with "very few permanent accomplishments."

19 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

Obama commutes prison term of Chelsea Manning

In January'17, former president Barack Obama commuted Manning's 35-year sentence, a decision that can't be undone by incumbent President Donald Trump.

10 Dec 2016


Saudis fund Taliban while their king backs Afghan govt.

Saudi Arabia is in a unique situation in the Afghan geopolitical conflict that it is on both sides of it- the Afghan government and the Taliban.

16 Sep 2016

Sexual Harassment

Swedish court upholds Assange arrest warrant

A Swedish appeals court has upheld an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, over allegations of rape.

24 Aug 2016

Bernie Sanders

The Clinton 'body count': Several mysterious deaths

Multiple reports in the U.S. media suggest nearly three dozen people associated with the Clintons have met with untimely deaths in often suspicious circumstances.

15 Aug 2015

Sexual Harassment

Assange cleared from sexual assault allegation

The sexual assault charge against Julian Assange was dropped by the Swedish prosecutors.