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January 13, 2020, 3:05 PM

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
January 13, 2020, 3:05 PM
WikiLeaks' Assange in UK court fighting extradition to USA
2 months 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 months ago
Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation
2 months ago

Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

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

Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks' Assange

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

Sweden to reopen rape case against WikiLeaks' Assange

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

Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

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

Manning refusing to testify at grand jury probing WikiLeaks

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

Assange refuses extradition to US; long legal fight expected

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

WikiLeaks' Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail

He faces a separate court hearing Thursday on a U.S. extradition request.
9 months ago
WikiLeaks' Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Julian Assange sentenced for jumping bail by British court
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Julian Assange sentenced for violating bail conditions in UK
9 months 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."
9 months ago
9 months 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.
9 months ago
US gave verbal pledge of no death penalty for Assange: Sources
9 months ago
Ecuador accuses Assange of using embassy as a 'center for spying'
9 months ago

Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder

Ecuador claimed Assange's actions deteriorated before his arrest.
9 months ago
9 months ago

From embassy to prison: Assange settles in for legal battle

Jeremy Corbyn said that Assange had exposed "evidence of atrocities."
9 months ago
Labour Party chief says UK should oppose Assange extradition
9 months 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.
9 months ago
US will have to wait before trying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
9 months ago

Julian Assange faces extradition to US

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could potentially face hacking charges in the United States.
9 months ago
Julian Assange faces extradition to US
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Assange fears being beaten up in US prison, called Trump crowd 'clowns': Visitor
9 months ago

How Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning became intertwined

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

Julian Assange arrested in London

Assange faces a long extradition battle with the U.S. in connection with publishing classified government documents through WikiLeaks. ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
9 months ago
Julian Assange arrested in London
9 months ago

Julian Assange battles extradition to the US

The WikiLeaks founder, who remains in custody in England, is charged in the U.S. with hacking U.S. military and diplomatic secrets.
9 months ago
Julian Assange battles extradition to the US
9 months ago

'I know nothing' - Trump changes his tune on WikiLeaks

President Donald Trump has gone from declaring "I love WikiLeaks!" during his 2016 campaign to saying "I know nothing about WikiLeaks" now that police have arrested the hacking organization's founder, Julian Assange
9 months ago
9 months ago

Assange's Ecuador Embassy life: 'discourteous and aggressive' behavior and bad hygiene reports

Julian Assange's life in the Ecuador Embassy was marked by "discourteous" behavior and bad hygiene reports.
9 months ago
Assange's bad hygiene, 'aggressive' behavior reportedly alienated embassy staff
9 months ago

Julian Assange arrested after lengthy record of controversial disclosures

Charges unsealed Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange focus on what prosecutors called a computer hacking conspiracy dating back to 2010.
9 months ago
Julian Assange arrested after lengthy record of controversial disclosures
9 months ago

After Julian Assange's arrest, Trump says 'I know nothing about Wikileaks'

Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorian embassy after its officials described him as a houseguest from hell whobehaved badly and lived in squalor for seven years.
9 months ago
After Julian Assange's arrest, Trump says 'I know nothing about Wikileaks'
9 months ago

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian Assembly in London

Julian Assange was arrested in London on behalf of the U.S.; Georgetown faces a vote on a student fee that would create a fund for the descendants of former slaves that were sold by their school.
9 months ago
Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorian Assembly in London
9 months ago

Chronicle of Julian Assange's stay in the Ecuadorian embassy

A look at key events in Julian Assange's stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London
9 months ago
Chronicle of Julian Assange's stay in the Ecuadorian embassy
9 months ago

After praising WikiLeaks on campaign trail, Trump now says 'I know nothing' about it

The president during the 2016 election offered effusive praise for Wikileaks' efforts to undermine Hillary Clinton's campaign.
9 months ago
Trump claims to 'know nothing' about WikiLeaks despite past praise
9 months ago

Trump says he knows nothing about WikiLeaks: 'It's not my thing'

The president reacted to the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
9 months ago
Trump says he knows nothing about WikiLeaks: 'It's not my thing'