Julian Assange

Australian editor, activist, publisher and journalist

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Julian Paul Assange is an Australian journalist, computer programmer, and the founder and director of WikiLeaks. Assange describes himself as an advocate of information transparency and market libertarianism. Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, an international publishing organisation known for revealing war crimes, human rights abuses, and corruption. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Collateral Murder video, the Afghanistan war logs, the Iraq war logs, and CableGate. After the 2010 leaks, the United States government launched a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks and asked allied nations for assistance.

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Julian Assange was smart, but not as smart as US whistle-blower Edward Snowden when it came to escaping from the clutches of the American global police state.Say..
4 days ago • WorldNews
Last week, a bunch of media outlets published a photo of Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno chilling in bed with a big lobster platter, speculating that the..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Whatever you think about Donald Trump’s mental health, most psychologists agree he’s a dangerous individual..
6 days ago • WorldNews
By Eve MykytynShare The public debate around Assange has to do with government secrecy, the rights of the press and the ability of the United States to impose..
6 days ago • WorldNews
They try to tell the truth as they see it. If that offends people, perhaps the real questions are for those so easily aggrieved.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on a so-called instigation charge, the attorney general's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Pyle was not a wartime watchdog who uncovered ineptitude. His writing was powerful because he spoke truths and asked questions that resonated at home.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

New details have emerged regarding Ecuador’s revocation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s asylum status in the country’s London embassy, CBS News..
1 week ago • WorldNews
"He did not behave the way an asylee should, with respect for the country that has warmly welcomed him," Lenin Moreno said
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

President Lenin Moreno said that Swedish programmer Ola Bini, who is in custody in Ecuador, was one of the hackers who visited Julian Assange many times
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Ecuador’s president has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of hosting hackers at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Lenin Moreno said Mr Assange had given..
1 week ago • WorldNews
The Wikileaks founder has transformed whistleblowing and journalism. His extradition to the US would have a chilling effect, writes his former co-author.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno tells the BBC why his government revoked Julian Assange's asylum.
1 week ago • BBC News
Both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt say extradition would not be ordered without 'assurances'
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Hacking groups claim to have taken down Barnsley and Bedale council websites.
1 week ago • BBC News

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