Jul 17, 2014

WikiLeaks founder loses bid to have arrest warrant scrapped

Julian Assange on Wednesday lost a court bid to get an arrest warrant against him scrapped, leaving the WikiLeaks founder marooned in Ecuador’s embassy in London, where he sought refuge more than two years ago. The 43-year-old Assange fears extradition to Sweden to face ...

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

| Jul 31, 2013

WikiLeaks' founder may be next target

The conviction of U.S. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning on espionage charges Tuesday makes it increasingly likely that the United States will prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a co-conspirator, according to his attorney and other civil liberties groups. Judge Denise Lind, an army colonel, ...

Snowden assisted by WikiLeaks' 'gatekeeper'

Jul 6, 2013

Snowden assisted by WikiLeaks' 'gatekeeper'

He didn’t have the space for it, but Gavin MacFadyen needed more bodies. The American running a British think tank for investigative journalism had eight employees crammed into a 4.5-by-3.5-meter office in east-central London, trying to crack a story on wrongdoing at a multinational ...

Feb 19, 2013

Standoff costs London police millions

London AFP-JIJI The cost of keeping police round-the-clock outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London in case Julian Assange emerges has hit $4.5 million, British police said Friday. Officers have been stationed outside ever since the WikiLeaks founder jumped bail and fled there on June ...