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1 month 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 month ago
Assange extradition hearing paused over COVID-19 risk
2 months ago

Assange told to stop interrupting witnesses at UK hearing

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

Timeline of Julian Assange's legal battles over past decade

The extradition hearing of Julian Assange opened in London on Monday.
2 months ago
Timeline of Julian Assange's legal battles over past decade
2 months 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.”
2 months ago
Supporters gather for Assange court extradition showdown
3 months 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
3 months ago
Spain: court hears testimony on whether Assange was spied on
3 months 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
3 months ago
8 months 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
8 months ago
8 months 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.
8 months ago
Family of slain British teen wants to stop Julian Assange's extradition to US
8 months ago

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

The U.S. is seeking Assange's extradition from the UK.
8 months ago
Extradition hearing to begin for WikiLeaks founder Assange
8 months 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
8 months ago
US to lay out case against Assange at extradition hearing
9 months 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
9 months ago
WikiLeaks' Assange in UK court fighting extradition to USA
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
1 year ago

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Assange has always denied the 2010 accusations and fought extradition for years.
1 year ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
1 year 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
1 year ago
Sweden discontinues Assange rape investigation
1 year 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
1 year ago
WikiLeaks founder Assange in court to fight extradition
1 year 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.
1 year ago
US sues Edward Snowden and publishers over new memoir
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange's 'health is really deteriorating'
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Julian Assange appears to have 'been charged' in federal court
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Secret indictment of Wikileaks founder accidentally disclosed
1 year 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.
1 year ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange’s ‘health is really deteriorating’
1 year 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
1 year ago
Sweden won't appeal decision not to arrest Assange
1 year 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
1 year ago
UK home secretary favors Assange extradition on US warrant
1 year 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
1 year ago
Sweden won't seek Assange's detention, court rules
1 year 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.
1 year ago
New charges against Assange raise concerns about ripple effects on press freedom
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Assange charged for role in WikiLeaks disclosures
1 year 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.
1 year ago
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces additional charges in new indictment
1 year 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
1 year ago
Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers
1 year ago

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange

A Swedish prosecutor has requested a detention order against Julian Assange
1 year ago
Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks' Assange
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Sweden reopens rape case against Assange as WikiLeaks founder faces extradition
1 year ago

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange

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

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

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

Manning refusing to testify at grand jury probing WikiLeaks

Manning spent 7 years in prison for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks.
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Chelsea Manning released from jail after refusing to testify before grand jury
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pamela Anderson defends Julian Assange as 'world's most innocent man'
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Pamela Anderson defends jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
1 year ago

Assange refuses extradition to US; long legal fight expected

He is expected to appear by video link from prison for Thursday's hearing.
1 year ago
Assange refuses extradition to US; long legal fight expected
1 year ago

WikiLeaks' Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail

He faces a separate court hearing Thursday on a U.S. extradition request.
1 year ago
WikiLeaks' Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping
1 year ago

Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail by British court

Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court for jumping bail.
1 year ago
Julian Assange sentenced for jumping bail by British court
1 year ago

Julian Assange sentenced for violating bail conditions in UK

The WikiLeaks founder was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail in 2012.
1 year ago
Julian Assange sentenced for violating bail conditions in UK
2 years ago

Assange friend jailed by Ecuador says case will collapse

A Swedish programmer friendly with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he's confident the allegations that have him jailed in Ecuador lack substance and "will collapse."
2 years ago
2 years ago

US gave verbal pledge of no death penalty for Assange: Sources

United States officials gave verbal assurances to Ecuadorian authorities that WikiLeak founder Julian Assange would not face the death penalty in the U.S.
2 years ago
US gave verbal pledge of no death penalty for Assange: Sources
2 years ago
Ecuador accuses Assange of using embassy as a 'center for spying'
2 years ago

Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder

Ecuador claimed Assange's actions deteriorated before his arrest.
2 years ago
2 years ago

From embassy to prison: Assange settles in for legal battle

Jeremy Corbyn said that Assange had exposed "evidence of atrocities."
2 years ago
Labour Party chief says UK should oppose Assange extradition
2 years ago

US will have to wait before trying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The Justice Department doesn’t expect Julian Assange to be brought to the U.S. anytime soon to face the conspiracy charge against him, a DOJ official told ABC News.
2 years ago
US will have to wait before trying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
2 years ago

Julian Assange faces extradition to US

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could potentially face hacking charges in the United States.
2 years ago
Julian Assange faces extradition to US
2 years ago

Assange fears being beaten up in US prison, called Trump crowd 'clowns': Visitor

Julian Assange has been dreading the prospect of American prison, one of his regular visitors told ABC News' The Investigation podcast today.
2 years ago
Assange fears being beaten up in US prison, called Trump crowd 'clowns': Visitor
2 years ago

How Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning became intertwined

The pair have never met, with their first contact in 2010 over the internet.
2 years ago
How Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning became intertwined