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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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Wikileaks continues as Julian Assange awaits the U.S. case against him 28.5.2015 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Thursday, May 28, 2015 Tucked away on a side street in one of London's toniest neighborhoods, just across the street from the sprawling department store Harrods, sits a brick, Victorian-era apartment building that houses the Ecuadorean embassy. Julian Assange, the founder and editor of the whistle-blower website Wikileaks, walked into this embassy on June 19, 2012, and hasn't stepped foot outside since. Julian Assange has been living under political asylum, in virtual detention, since 2012. But his resolve is unbroken, and the leaks he originally sought to publish are still reaching the light of ...
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"Pretrial Punishment": Julian Assange Remains in Ecuadorean Embassy Fearing Arrest If He Leaves 28.5.2015 Democracy Now!
Five years ago this week, U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning was arrested in Kuwait and charged with leaking classified information. Weeks later, WikiLeaks published tens of thousands of internal logs from the war in Afghanistan. It was one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history. Major articles ran in The New York Times, Guardian, Der Spiegel and other outlets. Chelsea Manning, then known as Bradley, and Julian Assange soon became household names. While Manning was sentenced to 35 years in jail, Assange has been living for the past three years inside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has political asylum. Assange faces investigations in both Sweden and the United States. Here in the United States, a secret grand jury is investigating WikiLeaks for its role in publishing leaked Afghan and Iraq war logs and State Department cables. In Sweden, Assange is wanted for questioning on allegations of sexual misconduct, though no charges have been filed. "Look at Thomas Drake, for example, NSA ...
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Putin accuses U.S. of meddling 28.5.2015 CNN: Top Stories
Russian President Vladimir Putin has come out swinging in defense of FIFA's embattled president and against U.S. authorities who've gone after soccer's powerful, polarizing governing body.
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Assange agrees to questioning in London, his lawyer says 17.4.2015 Hindu: International
The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up inside Ecuador’s London embassy since June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden.
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Journalists Who Hate Whistleblowers 25.3.2015 ConsortiumNews.com
Journalists Who Hate Whistleblowers
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Whistleblowers and the Press Heavyweights 25.3.2015 Commondreams.org Views
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In Turnaround, Swedish Supreme Court to Hear Assange Appeal 11.3.2015 CommonDreams.org Headlines
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WikiLeaks Slams Google for Handing Over Staffers' Data to US 27.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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WikiLeaks slams Google for handing over staffers' data to US 27.1.2015 deccanherald.com
WikiLeaks has lashed out at internet giant Google for handing over its staffers emails and digital data to the US authorities without swiftly informing the whistleblowing site, terming it "an attack on journalism and journalists especially those working on security issues". Baltazar Garzon, Director of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assanges defence team, yesterday referred the handing over of data "an attack on journalism and journalists especially those working on security issues", saying the dangerous implication is that "anything that has to do with whistleblowing is being differentiated from journalism". On December 24 last year, Google informed WikiLeaks that it handed over the information under secret search warrants issued by a US federal judge in March 2012, almost two and a half years after the incident. The warrants, citing an espionage, fraud and conspiracy investigation, required the web giant to hand over the phone numbers, IP addresses, credit card details, contents of all emails and other ...
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WikiLeaks slams Google for handing over staffers' data to US 27.1.2015 Top Stories
The act was termed as an attack on journalism and journalists especially those working on security issues
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