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January 24, 2022, 2:13 PM

Assange wins first stage in effort to appeal US extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has won the first stage of his effort to overturn a U.K. ruling that opened the door for his extradition to U.S. to stand trial on espionage charges
January 24, 2022, 2:13 PM
Assange granted appeal in UK to fight extradition to US
January 24, 2022, 9:15 AM

UK court to rule on Assange bid to prevent US extradition

Britain’s High Court is set to rule on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can take his fight against U.S. extradition to the U.K. Supreme Court
January 24, 2022, 9:15 AM
UK court to rule on Assange bid to prevent US extradition
2 months ago

UK opens door to Assange extradition to US on spying charges

A British court has opened the door for Julian Assange to be extradited.
2 months ago
UK court overturns denial of US request to extradite Assange
3 months ago

Julian Assange given permission to marry partner in prison

The Wikileaks founder remains in a British prison.
3 months ago
Julian Assange given permission to marry partner in prison
3 months ago

US says Assange could go to Australian prison if convicted

The U.S. is scheduled to ask Britain’s High Court to overturn a judge’s ruling.
3 months ago
US set to appeal UK refusal to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange
7 months ago

UK court allows US to appeal denial of Assange's extradition

Britain’s High Court has granted the U.S. government permission to appeal a decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be sent to the United States to face espionage charges
7 months ago
1 year ago

Ex-CIA engineer tells judge he's incarcerated like an animal

Ex-CIA software engineer is charged with leaking government secrets to WikiLeaks
1 year ago
1 year ago

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK

A British judge has denied bail to WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, who has been jailed in Britain since 2019 as he fights extradition to the United States
1 year ago
WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK
1 year ago

UK judge refuses US extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange

A British judge has rejected a request by the United States to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges
1 year ago
UK judge refuses extradition of WikiLeaks founder Assange
1 year ago

Julian Assange's extradition to US is blocked by judge

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States, a judge in the U.K. ruled Monday.
1 year ago
Julian Assange's extradition to US is blocked by judge
1 year ago

Judge blocks Julian Assange's extradition to US

Because Assange is a suicide risk, he should not be extradited, the judge said.
1 year ago
Judge blocks Julian Assange's extradition to US
1 year ago

UK judge to rule on US extradition for WikiLeaks' Assange

WikiLeaks founder will find out whether he can be extradited from U.K. to U.S.
1 year ago
1 year ago

US whistleblower Edward Snowden becomes a father

Edward Snowden announces he's become a father.
1 year ago
Edward Snowden announces he's become a father
1 year ago

Assange extradition hearing paused over COVID-19 risk

The London hearing on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition from Britain to the United States has been suspended because a participating lawyer may have been exposed to the coronavirus
1 year ago
Assange extradition hearing paused over COVID-19 risk
1 year ago

Assange told to stop interrupting witnesses at UK hearing

A judge has told Assange his extradition hearing could continue without him.
1 year ago
Assange told to stop interrupting witnesses at UK hearing
1 year ago

Timeline of Julian Assange's legal battles over past decade

The extradition hearing of Julian Assange opened in London on Monday.
1 year ago
Timeline of Julian Assange's legal battles over past decade
1 year ago

WikiLeaks' Assange in UK court to fight US extradition bid

A British judge has rejected a request by lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to ignore allegations against him in a U_S_ indictment that the defense says was sprung on it “out of the blue.”
1 year ago
Supporters gather for Assange court extradition showdown
1 year ago

Spain: Court hears testimony on whether Assange was spied on

Spain’s National Court is hearing testimony Monday in an investigation into whether a Spanish company was hired to spy on Julian Assange during the seven years the WikiLeaks founder spent in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London
1 year ago
Spain: court hears testimony on whether Assange was spied on
2 years ago

Designer Vivienne Westwood leads protest supporting Assange

Veteran fashion designer and activist Vivienne Westwood has posed in a giant bird cage in London to show her support for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and call for his extradition to the U.S. to be stopped
2 years ago
2 years ago

Lawyer complains of prison treatment of WikiLeaks' Assange

A lawyer for Julian Assange says the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had court papers taken away on the first day of a hearing on his extradition to the United States
2 years ago
2 years ago

Harry Dunn's family urges UK to block Julian Assange's extradition to US

The family of a British teenager killed in a crash involving the wife of an American diplomat has called for the U.K. to block the extradition of Julian Assange.
2 years ago
Family of slain British teen wants to stop Julian Assange's extradition to US
2 years ago

Hero or criminal? Court hears 2 views of WikiLeaks' Assange

The U.S. is seeking Assange's extradition from the UK.
2 years ago
Extradition hearing to begin for WikiLeaks founder Assange
2 years ago

US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing

The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange are about to face off in a high-security London courthouse
2 years ago
US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing
2 years ago

WikiLeaks' Assange in UK court fighting extradition to USA

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been back in a British court as he tries to fight extradition to the United States
2 years ago
WikiLeaks' Assange in UK court fighting extradition to USA
2 years ago

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Officials said the evidence against Assange has weakened due to the long period of time that has elapsed since the alleged incident.
2 years ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
2 years ago

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Assange has always denied the 2010 accusations and fought extradition for years.
2 years ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
2 years ago

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 9 years

A Swedish prosecutor says the alleged rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, has been discontinued
2 years ago
Sweden discontinues Assange rape investigation
2 years ago

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange loses bid to delay hearing

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear in court as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer
2 years ago
WikiLeaks founder Assange in court to fight extradition
2 years ago

US sues Edward Snowden and publishers over new memoir

The U.S. government has filed a civil lawsuit against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the publishers of his new memoir.
2 years ago
US sues Edward Snowden and publishers over new memoir
2 years ago

Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange's 'health is really deteriorating'

In Anderson's first TV interview since visiting Assange in May, she speaks out about his health and continues to defend his innocence on "The View" Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.
2 years ago
Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange's 'health is really deteriorating'
2 years ago

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Prosecutors in Sweden said they would drop their investigation into the WikiLeaks founder, who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
2 years ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
2 years ago

Julian Assange appears to have 'been charged' in federal court

The WikiLeaks founder appears to have "been charged" with a crime, according to newly unsealed court documents that were inadvertently disclosed by federal prosecutors.
2 years ago
Julian Assange appears to have 'been charged' in federal court
2 years ago

Secret indictment of Wikileaks founder accidentally disclosed

ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on why the name of Julian Assange accidentally appearing in a newly unsealed case could have implications related to the special counsel's investigation.
2 years ago
Secret indictment of Wikileaks founder accidentally disclosed
2 years ago

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London

Assange was arrested on a 7-year-old warrant at the Embassy of Ecuador in London, and is currently being held in a police station.
2 years ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London
2 years ago

Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange’s ‘health is really deteriorating’

The outspoken activist talks about the WikiLeaks founder on “The View” in her first TV interview since visiting him in May.
2 years ago
Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange’s ‘health is really deteriorating’
3 years ago

Sweden won't appeal decision not to arrest Assange

A Swedish prosecutor won't appeal a decision not to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain and suspected of rape in Sweden
3 years ago
Sweden won't appeal decision not to arrest Assange
3 years ago

UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant

British Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he has already signed an extradition order that would send imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face espionage charges
3 years ago
UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant
3 years ago

Swedish court rules not to extradite Assange for rape probe

A Swedish court has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should be questioned while he is imprisoned in Britain
3 years ago
Sweden won't seek Assange's detention, court rules
3 years ago

New charges against Julian Assange raise concerns about ripple effects on press freedom

Part of the debate over whether or not the new charges that accuse him of violating the Espionage Act is focused on whether the same move could be applied to reporters.
3 years ago
New charges against Assange raise concerns about ripple effects on press freedom
3 years ago

Assange charged for role in WikiLeaks disclosures

Julian Assange has been charged under the Espionage Act in a sweeping 18-count superseding indictment for his role in the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures.
3 years ago
Assange charged for role in WikiLeaks disclosures
3 years ago

Julian Assange charged with violating Espionage Act in 18-count indictment for WikiLeaks disclosures

Julian Assange has been charged under the Espionage Act in a sweeping 18-count superseding indictment for his role in the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures.
3 years ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces additional charges in new indictment
3 years ago

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers

With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers
3 years ago
Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers
3 years ago

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange

A Swedish prosecutor has requested a detention order against Julian Assange
3 years ago
Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks' Assange
3 years ago

Sweden reopens rape case against Assange as WikiLeaks founder faces extradition

Swedish prosecutors announced Monday that they will be reopening an inquiry into a sexual assault allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
3 years ago
Sweden reopens rape case against Assange as WikiLeaks founder faces extradition
3 years ago

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange

Swedish prosecutors filed preliminary charges against Assange in 2010.
3 years ago
Sweden to decide whether to reopen Assange rape case
3 years ago

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

The U.S. is expected to file a formal extradition request with the U.K.
3 years ago
Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange
3 years ago

Manning refusing to testify at grand jury probing WikiLeaks

Manning spent 7 years in prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Chelsea Manning released from jail after refusing to testify before grand jury

Chelsea Manning, an anti-secrecy activist and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, has been released from jail on Thursday, her lawyers said.
3 years ago
Chelsea Manning released from jail after refusing to testify before grand jury
3 years ago

Pamela Anderson defends Julian Assange as 'world's most innocent man'

The actress and model has been a long-time confidante of the whistleblower.
3 years ago
Pamela Anderson defends Julian Assange as 'world's most innocent man'
3 years ago

Pamela Anderson defends jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The "Baywatch" star struck up a friendship with Assange and visited him a number of times at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
3 years ago
Pamela Anderson defends jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange