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Julian Assange set to fight US extradition bid over Wikileaks exposes starting Monday in UK court

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

US Justice Department strengthens charges against Wikileaks' Assange

Assange already faces 18 criminal charges in the US and the latest indictment augments existing charges

25 Jun 2020 12:20 PM

Report claims Assange fathered kids with lawyer while at Ecuador Embassy

Assange is currently held in London's Belmarsh prison as he fights extradition to US.

12 Apr 2020 7:34 PM

'May die in jail': 60 doctors share ‘harrowing accounts’ of WikiLeaks founder’s failing health

At his first appearance in public for six months, in a court hearing last month, Assange seemed frail.

25 Nov 2019 9:04 AM

Sweden drops rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Assange

Assange is also fighting extradition to the US, which accuses him of publishing secret documents.

19 Nov 2019 7:05 PM

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Julian Assange 'may die in jail', says father as he urges to 'face bitter truth'

The 48-year-old whistleblower is currently being held at a top-security British prison since April.

09 Nov 2019 10:42 AM

UK's treatment of Julian Assange putting his life 'at risk': UN expert

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

Julian Assange appears in UK court ahead of extradition hearing

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

Australian PM's office accidentally sends confidential document to journalists

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

Won't extradite Assange where he could face death penalty: UK Minister

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

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing

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

UK approves US request for Julian Assange's extradition

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

WikiLeaks founder Assange secures legal win, Swedish court denies detention request

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 suffering psychological torture, would face "show trial" in US

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

Julian Assange too unwell to attend brief court hearing

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

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Wikileaks's Julian Assange indicted with violating Espionage Act

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

Swedish prosecutor files request for Assange's arrest over rape allegation

If granted, court order would be first step in process to have Assange extradited from Britain.

20 May 2019 3:37 PM

Chelsea Manning jailed after refusing to testify in Julian Assange case

Manning, who spent seven years in military prisons for leaking US secrets to WikiLeaks in 2010.

17 May 2019 12:33 PM

Sweden to reopen 2010 case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Assange is currently serving 50 weeks imprisonment sentence in UK's Belmarsh prison.

14 May 2019 11:20 AM

Assange rape investigation re-opened, Swedish prosecutor will seek extradition

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

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