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Assange fathered two children while holed up in embassy, lawyer says

04 April, 2020 11:06 pm 11:06 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks 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 newspaper on Sunday. The Mail on Sunday said 37-year-old South African lawyer Stella Morris has been engaged to Assange since … Read More

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UK court told Assange tried to call White House, Hillary Clinton over data ...

02 February, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange tried to contact Hillary Clinton and the White House when he realised that unredacted US diplomatic cables given to WikiLeaks were about to be dumped on the internet, his lawyer told his London extradition hearing. Assange is being sought by the United States on 18 counts of hacking US government … Read More

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Assange appears in British court to fight US extradition bid

02 February, 2020 5:24 pm 5:24 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Julian Assange appeared before a British court on Monday to fight an extradition request from the United States which wants to put the 48-year-old on trial for hacking government computers and violating an espionage law. A hero to admirers who say he has exposed abuses of power, Assange is cast by critics … Read More

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Extradition hearing for WikiLeaks’ Assange to be split in two parts

01 January, 2020 6:20 pm 6:20 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The London hearing to decide whether WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange can be extradited to the United States to face charges including spying will be split in two, with the second half delayed until May, a judge ruled on Thursday. Assange, 48, faces 18 counts in the United States including conspiring to hack … Read More

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WikiLeaks founder Assange needs time to speak to lawyer, court told

01 January, 2020 9:22 pm 9:22 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks 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 British court on Monday. After skipping bail in Britain, Assange spent seven years holed up in Ecuador’s embassy … Read More

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Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years

11 November, 2019 8:12 pm 8:12 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition. Although the prosecutor’s decision can be appealed, it probably closes the case, which was launched in … Read More

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears in London court

10 October, 2019 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks 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. Assange, dressed in a navy suit and light blue jumper, raised his fist to supporters in the public gallery. He was cleanly shaven in … Read More

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Assange arrested in London after seven years in Ecuador embassy, US seeks e...

04 April, 2019 7:07 pm 7:07 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum, paving the way for his extradition to the United States. The United States alleged Assange engaged in a 2010 conspiracy with Chelsea Manning, who … Read More

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

04 April, 2019 3:46 pm 3:46 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police on Thursday after they were invited into the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been holed up since 2012. “Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador,” police said. … Read More