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Julian Assange film 'Risk' offers an inside look at controversial Wikileaks founder 19.5.2016 LA Times: Commentary

New administrations can mean a change in fortunes for controversial figures. But a Hillary Clinton presidency will not improve the status of Julian Assange, say those aligned with the Wikileaks founder, who remains in Ecuador's London embassy pending a Swedish extradition request.

In fact, they...

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Wikileaks to Panama Papers: What were biggest leaks in recent times 6.4.2016 Asian Age: International
This is the latest and biggest revelation of state and economic secrets since the whistleblower website WikiLeaks. The Panama Papers have sent shock waves across the world and many implicated in the leaked documents are trembling. This is the latest and biggest revelation of state and economic secrets since the whistleblower website WikiLeaks began using the Internet to break new ground in social activism. Here is a recap of all the major leaks in recent times: Wikileaks Founded in 2006 and launched a year later by Australian ex-hacker Julian Assange, WikiLeaks begins releasing secrets such as operating procedures at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, and the contents of US politician Sarah Palin’s personal e-mails. In April 2010, the video of a US helicopter strike in Baghdad that killed two Reuters staff and others puts WikiLeaks back in the headlines. It follows up in the summer with two massive releases of tens of thousands of internal US military documents relating to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ...
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Wikileaks to Panama Papers: What were biggest leaks in recent times 6.4.2016 Asian Age: International
This is the latest and biggest revelation of state and economic secrets since the whistleblower website WikiLeaks. The Panama Papers have sent shock waves across the world and many implicated in the leaked documents are trembling. This is the latest and biggest revelation of state and economic secrets since the whistleblower website WikiLeaks began using the Internet to break new ground in social activism. Here is a recap of all the major leaks in recent times: Wikileaks Founded in 2006 and launched a year later by Australian ex-hacker Julian Assange, WikiLeaks begins releasing secrets such as operating procedures at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay, and the contents of US politician Sarah Palin’s personal e-mails. In April 2010, the video of a US helicopter strike in Baghdad that killed two Reuters staff and others puts WikiLeaks back in the headlines. It follows up in the summer with two massive releases of tens of thousands of internal US military documents relating to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, ...
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Recent Global Leaks, From Snowden to The Panama Papers 6.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
The "Panama Papers" have sought to shed light on a global network of tax avoidance and were compiled by the ICIJ.
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Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter 6.2.2016 Truthout.com
One of the epic miscarriages of justice of our time is unraveling. The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention - the international tribunal that adjudicates and decides whether governments comply with their human rights obligations - has ruled that Julian Assange has been detained unlawfully by Britain and Sweden. After five years of fighting to clear his name - having been smeared relentlessly yet charged with no crime - Assange is closer to justice and vindication, and perhaps freedom, than at any time since he was arrested and held in London under a European Extradition Warrant, itself now discredited by Parliament. The UN Working Group bases its judgments on the European Convention on Human Rights and three other treaties that are binding on all its signatories. Both Britain and Sweden participated in the 16-month long UN investigation and submitted evidence and defended their position before the tribunal. It would fly contemptuously in the face of international law if they did not comply ...
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Julian Assange’s battle against extradition: A timeline 5.2.2016 Hindu: International
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has been fighting to avoid extradition to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of rape. He has spent more than three years inside the Embassy of...
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UN Panel rules in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's favour: Reports - Firstpost 4.2.2016 Google News India
UN Panel rules in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's favour: Reports Firstpost After, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he could turn himself over to British police on Friday, more than three years after seeking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the UN Panel ruled in favour of Assange reports BBC. Assange had said ...
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UN Panel rules in Julian Assange’s favour: Reports 4.2.2016 FirstPost: World

After, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he could turn himself over to British police on Friday, more than three years after seeking refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the UN Panel ruled in favour of Assange

The post UN Panel rules in Julian Assange’s favour: Reports appeared first on Firstpost.

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Use Snail Mail to Thwart Spies, Assange Tells Journalists 24.10.2015 newindianexpress.com
WikiLeaks recently released a second instalment of documents from CIA director John Brennan's hacked personal email account, including his contacts list.
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Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange post selfie on Instagram 17.9.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Dissidents raise the finger with a grin at the Ecuadorian embassy, London

Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange have made what seem to be gestures of contempt for their critics in a selfie posted to an Instagram account.

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Why Some Charges Against Julian Assange Were Dropped 14.8.2015 Yahoo: Politics
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and a prominent anti-government-secrecy activist, won a partial victory in his ongoing legal drama Thursday when the statute of limitations on two allegations against him expired in Sweden. A third allegation will expire next week.
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Julian Assange sex assault case dropped 13.8.2015 New Kerala: World News
Stockholm, Aug 13 : Swedish prosecutors on Thursday dropped a sexual assault probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange since the time limit on the case has expired, the media reported.
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Julian Assange: three cases dropped but inquiry into rape allegation continues 13.8.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Assange says he is disappointed not to give his side of the story after three investigations are dropped as prosecutors run out of time to bring charges

Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Julian Assange after the deadline for bringing charges expired, but said they would continue to pursue an interview with the WikiLeaks founder over an outstanding rape allegation.

Two women made allegations against Assange five years ago in Stockholm, but no charges have been brought because the prosecutor has been unable to interrogate him after he challenged an extradition order and claimed political asylum in Ecuador’s London embassy in June 2012.

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Kafka-like Persecution of Julian Assange 1.8.2015 ConsortiumNews.com
In an era when powerful institutions demonize decent people – and the mainstream media joins in, piling on the abuse – legal proceedings have become another Kafka-esque weapon of coercion. Few cases are more troubling than the persecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, as John Pilger describes. By John Pilger The siege of Knightsbridge is…
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NSA Surrounded Merkel in 'Web of Surveillance': WikiLeaks 9.7.2015 CommonDreams.org Headlines
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WikiLeaks: US Bugged More Than Two Dozen Brazilian Leaders 4.7.2015 CommonDreams.org Headlines
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France rejects Assange’s appeal to grant him... 3.7.2015 TOI: All Headlines
France rejects Assange’s appeal to grant him...
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French Asylum for Snowden and Assange Would Send 'Clear Message' to US 26.6.2015 CommonDreams.org Headlines
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Ecuador renews relief request for Julian Ass... 17.6.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Ecuador renews relief request for Julian Ass...
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The Pre-Charge Punishment of Julian Assange 29.5.2015 Commondreams.org Views
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