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Tag: Wikileaks

Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks’ Assange

In a divided Washington, few causes have as much bipartisan support as prosecuting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Many Democrats seethed when the radical transparency activist humiliated Hillary Clinton by publishing the content of her campaign chairman’s inbox. Most Republicans haven’t forgiven Assange for his publication of U.S. military […]

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Assange sues Ecuador over ‘fundamental rights’

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sued the Ecuador government on Friday for violating his “fundamental rights” and limiting his access to the outside world while in asylum at its London embassy. The 47-year-old Australian’s legal action comes with speculation mounting that Ecuador is preparing to end its standoff with […]

Wikileaks Founder to Ask London Court to Drop UK Arrest Warrant

open view web desk London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ask a London court on Friday to drop the arrest warrant that stems from his breach of bail conditions in Britain, a move that could enable him to eventually leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London if successful. Assange, 46, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail to avoid […]