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The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information.
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June 03, 2019 - 1:33 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to Sweden for a revived rape investigation, but should still be questioned in the case while he is imprisoned in Britain, a Swedish court ruled Monday. The ruling by the Uppsala District Court doesn't mean the...
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The Justice Department has charged Assange with receiving and publishing classified information.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo, File
May 23, 2019 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents containing the names of confidential military and diplomatic sources...
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In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo, buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London.
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May 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities on Monday issued a request for a detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is now jailed in Britain, a Swedish prosecutor said. Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange "on probable cause...
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In this Wednesday May 1, 2019 file photo, buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of jumping British bail seven years ago, in London.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo
May 13, 2019 - 9:16 am
By David Keyton and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish prosecutors said Monday they are reopening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will seek his extradition from Britain. The move sets up a legal battle with the United States, where the Australian...
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Chelsea Manning
Markus Schreiber/AP, file
May 10, 2019 - 8:55 am
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was released from a northern Virginia jail Thursday after a two-month stay for refusing to testify to a grand jury. Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to...
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US actress Pamela Anderson leaves Belmarsh Prison in south-east London, after visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Tuesday May 7, 2019.
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May 07, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange "does not deserve to be in a supermax prison" after visiting the WikiLeaks founder behind bars. Assange is in London's Belmarsh Prison serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. He is also being held on an...
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In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures to supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo, File
May 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apology...
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Kristinn Hrafnsson, Editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks and barrister Jennifer Robinson speak to the media outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, after WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested.
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Kim Glovas
April 19, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The arrest and possible extradition of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange to the United States has many experts concerned about press freedom. Assange faces charges of espionage and computer-related crimes. Gordon Coonfield, associate professor of communications at...
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Julian Assange signals his arrival at the Court of Magistrates of Westminster, in London, after agents removed him from the Ecuadorian embassy and arrested him, on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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April 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Key figures in Britain's opposition Labour Party said Friday the government should oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweet that the U.S. is trying to extradite Assange because he...
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The Grand Jury Indictment against Julian Assange, released by the U.S. Department of Justice, Thursday, April 11, 2019, is photographed in Washington.
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April 11, 2019 - 1:35 pm
By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a far cry from "I love WikiLeaks!" President Donald Trump declared on Thursday that "I know nothing about WikiLeaks" after its disheveled founder Julian Assange was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to face...
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