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WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes news leaks and classified media provided by anonymous sources. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claimed in 2015 to have released online 10 million documents in its first 10 years. Julian Assange, an Australian Internet activist, is generally described as its founder and director. Since September 2018, Kristinn Hrafnsson has served as its editor-in-chief. WikiLeaks is not affiliated with Wikipedia or the Wikimedia Foundation.
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Julian Assange denied bail by London courtWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been denied bail by a London court.
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Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, UK judge rulesWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, a judge at the Old Bailey has said.
'Woefully lax': report slams CIA cybersecurity after hacking tool leakMany of the Central Intelligence Agency's most sensitive hacking tools were so poorly secured that it was only when WikiLeaks published them online in 2017 that the agency realized they had been..
Assange's U.S. extradition case to resume in September, London court rulesHearings in the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will resume in September after being postponed from later this month because of the coronavirus outbreak, a London court..
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Assange's partner says his life is in danger in London prisonThe partner of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday his life is in danger while he is held in a London prison during the coronavirus lockdown.
Coronavirus forces delay in U.S. extradition case against AssangeHearings in the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead next month as scheduled because of the coronavirus lockdown which prevents lawyers from attending court,..
U.S. extradition case against Assange next month postponed, London judge saysThe second part of the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead as planned next month, a British judge decided on Monday, saying the coronavirus lockdown meant..
Assange fathered two children while holed up in embassy, lawyer saysWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fathered two children with a lawyer who was representing him while he was holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London fighting extradition, the lawyer told a British..
Julian Assange's lawyers to apply for bail, citing virus riskJulian Assange's lawyers will apply for his release on bail because of the risk of contracting coronavirus while in prison, Wikileaks said on Monday.
UK court told Assange tried to call White House, Hillary Clinton over data dumpJulian Assange tried to contact Hillary Clinton and the White House when he realised that unredacted U.S. diplomatic cables given to WikiLeaks were about to be dumped on the internet, his lawyer told..
Factbox: Who is WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange?A London court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States where he is wanted over charges that he conspired to hack U.S...
Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers U.S. extradition bidA British court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret..
U.S. extradition bid for Assange to go before a British courtA British court begins hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret..
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd joins Assange supporters in London protest marchHundreds of people including Roger Waters, co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group, and designer Vivienne Westwood, marched through central London on Saturday demanding that jailed Wikileaks founder..
WikiLeaks' Assange may seek asylum in France: lawyerWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is jailed in Britain fighting extradition to the United States for espionage and computer hacking, may seek asylum in France, his lawyer Eric Dupond-Moretti said..
Extraditing Assange would hit press freedom, rights advocate tells UKWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States because it would have a chilling effect on press freedom, a European human rights chief said on Thursday.
Trump offered to pardon Assange if he denied Russia hacked Democrats' emails: lawyerU.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court..
Trump offered to pardon Assange if he cooperated over email leak, UK court hearsU.S. President Donald Trump offered to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he said that Russia had nothing to do with WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party emails in 2016, a London court..
Wikileaks' Assange in court ahead of U.S. extradition hearing next weekWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a British court by videolink from prison on Wednesday where lawyers discussed the timetable of his hearing next week to decide whether he should be..
Jailed Wikileaks founder Assange's health improving: spokesmanJailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is no longer being kept in solitary confinement and his health is improving, his spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson told reporters on Tuesday.
Extradition hearing for WikiLeaks' Assange to be split in two partsThe hearing to decide whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange can be extradited from Britain to the United States will be split into two, with the second half delayed until May, a British judged..
WikiLeaks founder Assange needs more time to speak to lawyer, court toldWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is not getting the time he needs with his legal team to discuss his fight against extradition to the United States, causing delays to the case, his lawyer told a..
Wikileaks' Assange appears in court in Spain spying investigationJailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a Madrid court via videolink from Britain on Friday as part of an investigation into his allegations that a Spanish firm spied on him while he lived..
UK-U.S. treaty bans extradition of Assange, lawyer saysLawyers for Julian Assange said on Thursday they will argue that the WikiLeaks founder cannot be sent from Britain to the United States to face spying charges because a treaty between the two countries..
Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 yearsA Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday she would not proceed with an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a review of the evidence.
WikiLeaks founder Assange has unsuitable computer in jail, court toldWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is struggling to prepare for his case fighting extradition to the United States because he has been given an unsuitable computer in prison, his lawyer told a British..
WikiLeaks founder Assange appears confused at extradition hearingWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared confused at a London court hearing on Monday, struggling to recall his name and age in his first public appearance in months as he sought to fight his..
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, minus beard, appears in London courtWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the United States to face spying charges.
Swedish prosecutor reviewing witness accounts in Assange caseThe Swedish prosecutor investigating a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Monday she had interviewed seven witnesses, including two not previously heard, but had yet to..
Sweden analyzing Assange evidence, holds off on investigation orderSweden's prosecution authority will hold off on asking Britain to allow it to question WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange about a 2010 rape allegation until it has finished analyzing available evidence,..
Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continuesAn Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking..
Swedish prosecutor will not appeal court ruling on Assange detentionSweden's prosecution authority said on Thursday it would not appeal a court ruling rejecting a formal request that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained while an allegation of rape is..
UK court sets Assange U.S. extradition hearing for February 2020The full extradition hearing to decide whether Wikileaks founder Julian Assange should be sent to the United States to face accusations including spying charges will take place in February next year, a..
Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on FridayWikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated..
U.S. formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' AssangeThe U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and..
Swedish court rejects Assange detention request over rape allegationA court in Sweden on Monday rejected a request from prosecutors that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia, complicating the process of having the Australian citizen extradited to..
Julian Assange Arrested: How, Why and When?by Alice Monroe - After having been domiciled in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy since June 2012, controversial WikiLeaks head Julian Assange has been removed from the building and subsequently..
Is Julian Assange About to Be Expelled From London’s Ecuadorian Embassy?by Alice Monroe - Claims reverberate over whether or not the controversial WikiLeaks founder will be removed from his long-term domicileJulian Assange, the founder and main face of document-leaking..