UK judges granted a US request to extradite Julian Assange, in a remarkable legal blow to the man who has spent almost a decade fighting attempts to remove him from Britain.
The amorphous Internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court that his life was “effectively at stake” as he battled being sent to the US to face charges that he endangered national security.
The US has charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with 18 counts related to endangering national security by conspiring to obtain and disclose classified information.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday that he doesn’t want “to surrender to America” as he fights extradition over the leak of national security information.
London metropolitan police have arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the Republic of Ecuador decided to withdraw his diplomatic asylum, according to an e-mailed statement.
Julian Assange’s uncomfortable six-year stay at the Ecuadorian embassy in London is at an end. The Wikileaks founder should be now legally cleared or convicted – just not in the US.
Ecuador rejected WikiLeaks’s claims that it plans to expel the organisation’s founder, Julian Assange, from its London embassy, calling them “false news” aimed at undermining the dignity of the country.
Ecuador plans to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy and has an agreement in place with the UK for his arrest, WikiLeaks said citing a source within the Ecuadorian government.
Julian Assange will soon leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London – his refuge from criminal charges for the last six years – and enter a changed world.