US prosecutors have indicted the 49-year-old Australian on 18 espionage and computer misuse charges that could draw a sentence of 175 years.
06 Sep 2020 10:42 PM
Assange already faces 18 criminal charges in the US and the latest indictment augments existing charges
25 Jun 2020 12:20 PM
Assange is currently held in London's Belmarsh prison as he fights extradition to US.
12 Apr 2020 7:34 PM
At his first appearance in public for six months, in a court hearing last month, Assange seemed frail.
25 Nov 2019 9:04 AM
Assange is also fighting extradition to the US, which accuses him of publishing secret documents.
19 Nov 2019 7:05 PM
The 48-year-old whistleblower is currently being held at a top-security British prison since April.
09 Nov 2019 10:42 AM
Assange is facing extradition request by US over charges he violated US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010.
02 Nov 2019 9:23 AM
The 48-year-old Australian is fighting a United States bid to extradite him on charges filed under the US Espionage Act.
22 Oct 2019 3:02 PM
While Prime Minister Scott Morrison is yet to comment on the matter, Attorney-General Christian Porter downplayed the gaffe.
14 Oct 2019 12:54 PM
Julian Assange is facing charges by US Justice Department of violating Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into classified govt document.
16 Jul 2019 7:12 PM
US officials have made clear their intention to prosecute Assange under Espionage Act, blaming him for publication of secret documents.
14 Jun 2019 1:41 PM
The US will detail all charges against Assange on Friday when it seeks his extradition in a London court.
13 Jun 2019 3:22 PM
The investigation into the alleged rape was suspended in 2017 because of Assange’s continued residence in the Ecuadorian embassy.
04 Jun 2019 6:12 PM
Assange was too ill on Thursday to appear via video link from a British prison in a hearing on an extradition request.
01 Jun 2019 12:43 PM
Assange had been expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing Thursday at Westminster Magistrates' Court.
31 May 2019 10:33 AM
The charges against Assange, now 18 in total, reject his claim that he was simply a publisher receiving leaked material from Manning.
24 May 2019 8:48 AM
If granted, court order would be first step in process to have Assange extradited from Britain.
20 May 2019 3:37 PM
Manning, who spent seven years in military prisons for leaking US secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010.
17 May 2019 12:33 PM
Assange is currently serving 50 weeks imprisonment sentence in UK's Belmarsh prison.
14 May 2019 11:20 AM
Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson told a news conference she would continue and conclude a preliminary investigation that was dropped in 2017.
13 May 2019 3:52 PM