UK prosecutors tried to dissuade Swedish counterparts from doing so, exchange showsSwedish prosecutors attempted to drop extradition proceedings against Julian Assange as early as 2013, according to a confidential exchange of emails with the Crown Prosecution Service seen by the Guardian.The sequence of messages also appears to challenge statements by the CPS that the case was not live at the
Assange’s lawyers react by launching new application on public interest groundsJulian Assange will continue to face arrest if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy, after a judge ruled that the arrest warrant against the WikiLeaks founder was still valid.But after the senior district judge Emma Arbuthnot ruled against Assange on Tuesday, his lawyers made a separate application that the warrant sh
The longtime Trump associate visited the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where officials have harbored Assange for over five yearsRoger Stone, a longtime associate of Donald Trump who has previously claimed he had a “backchannel” to WikiLeaks, on Wednesday visited the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where officials have harbored the organization’s founder, Julian Assange, for over five years.
WikiLeaks founder hopes ruling in his favour would allow him to leave Ecuadorian embassyThe WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has asked a UK court to drop the arrest warrant that prevents him from leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been living for five and a half years.Assange, 46, skipped bail to enter the embassy in 2012 in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over alleg
Robertson frequently criticises refugee policy, warning Australia seen as ‘mean and miserable’He’s been a frequent critic of Australia’s refugee policy, warning Australia risks being seen as “mean and miserable”; he’s defended our highest profile fugitive, Julian Assange, and lived for the bulk of his life outside the country.Now Geoffrey Robertson QC, human rights lawyer and civ
The WikiLeaks founder has a human right to healthcare. It will not be met while he remains confined in the Ecuadorian embassyJulian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has not stepped outside the heavily surveilled confines of the Ecuadorian embassy in London since he entered the building almost six years ago. Naturally, much of the media attention has focused on his international legal drama and
Two clinicians who examined Assange renew calls for him to be given safe passage to hospitalJulian Assange’s long stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London is having a “dangerous” impact on his physical and mental health, according to clinicians who carried out the most recent assessments of him.The pair renewed calls for the WikiLeaks publisher to be granted safe passage to a London hosp
Private investigator tells House panel Farage gave thumb drive to Assange, who officials view as a conduit for the Russian governmentNigel Farage may have given Julian Assange a thumb drive of data and was possibly a more frequent visitor than was publicly known to the Ecuadorian embassy where the WikiLeaks founder lives, according to testimony given to US congressional inquiry into the Trump ca
Ecuador's foreign minister, María Fernanda Espinosa, announces the naturalisation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange requested Ecuadorian citizenship in September 2017 and his application was granted in December Julian Assange is made an Ecuadorian citizen in effort to resolve impasseContinue reading...
Ecuador’s foreign minister reveals to reporters in Quito that Wikileaks founder was granted citizenship a month agoThe WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was made an Ecuadorian citizen last month, the nation’s foreign ministry has revealed, in an attempt to resolve the political impasse over his continued presence in the UK.The 46-year-old has been naturalised after living for five and a hal