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Julian Assange Granted Appeal in U.K. to Fight Extradition to U.S.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s battle to avoid extradition to the U.S. will go to Britain’s Supreme Court after he was granted the right Monday to appeal a lower court ruling. The High Court in London allowed Assange to appeal its decision that he could be sent to the U.S. to stand trial on espionage charges. […]

U.K. Court Opens Door for Julian Assange Extradition to U.S., Overturning Earlier Ruling

A British appellate court opened the door Friday for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States by overturning a lower court’s decision that the WikiLeaks founder’s mental health was too fragile to withstand the American criminal justice system. The High Court in London ruled that U.S. assurances were enough to guarantee Assange would […]

U.S. Asks U.K. Court to Permit Extradition of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

U.S. authorities launched a new battle on Wednesday to make Julian Assange face American justice, telling British judges that if they agree to extradite the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges, he could serve any U.S. prison sentence he receives in his native Australia. In January, a lower U.K. court refused a U.S. request to extradite […]

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Denied Bail

A British judge denied bail to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been imprisoned in Britain since 2019 as he fights extradition to the United States.

Julian Assange Should Not Be Extradited to U.S., London Court Rules

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the U.S. to face espionage charges, a British judge ruled on Monday. 

Julian Assange Extradition Hearing in London Paused Over COVID-19 Risk

The London hearing on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition from Britain to the United States was suspended because one of the lawyers may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

Julian Assange Faces New Indictment in U.S.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought to recruit hackers at conferences in Europe and Asia who could provide his anti-secrecy website with classified information, and conspired with members of hacking organizations, according to a new Justice Department indictment announced Wednesday.

U.S. Government Says Free Speech No Excuse for Crime in Julian Assange Extradition Hearing

The U.S. government began outlining its extradition case against Julian Assange in a London court Monday, arguing that the WikiLeaks founder is not a free-speech champion but an "ordinary" criminal who put many lives at risk with his secret-spilling.

Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation

Sweden on Tuesday dropped its investigation into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently in prison in Britain, because too much time has elapsed since the accusation was made over nine years ago.

Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange in Prison: “He’s Isolated, Vilified”

Pamela Anderson spoke out about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, calling for the public to support him after he was indicted by the U.S. government.

U.S. Charges Julian Assange With Publishing Classified Info

The U.S. on Thursday filed new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of placing the country at risk of serious harm by publishing thousands of secret and classified documents.

Sweden Reopens Rape Case Against Julian Assange

Sweden said Monday that it would reopen a probe into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange who is serving a prison term in the U.K. while the United States is seeking his extradition.