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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight

World Nov 17, 2018

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said Friday, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel's Russia-Trump investigation. Assange, who ...

Julian Assange sues Ecuador for violating 'fundamental rights'

World Oct 20, 2018

Julian Assange sues Ecuador for violating 'fundamental rights'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sued the Ecuadorian government on Friday for violating his "fundamental rights" and limiting his access to the outside world while in asylum at its London embassy. The 47-year-old Australian's legal action comes with speculation mounting that Ecuador is preparing to end ...

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange an 'inherited problem'

World Jan 22, 2018

Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange an 'inherited problem'

Ecuador President Lenin Moreno on Sunday described WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an "inherited problem" that has created "more than a nuisance" for his government. "We hope to have a positive result" on the issue, he said in an interview with television networks. Earlier this month, ...

WikiLeaks says Assange's internet link 'severed' by Ecuador

World Oct 18, 2016

WikiLeaks says Assange's internet link 'severed' by Ecuador

WikiLeaks has blamed Ecuador for cutting off founder Julian Assange's internet access while he is holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, and while his group is releasing thousands of emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman. Assange has been at the embassy for more ...