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WikiLeaks Founder Speaks Out on His Bid for Asylum

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains holed up at Ecuador’s embassy in London as he seeks to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning on sexual assault charges. Assange told Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio by phone Friday he fears that if extradited, he would be deported to the United States to face possible charges related to […]

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WikiLeaks Founder Holed Up in Ecuador’s British Embassy

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, as the leaders of the South American country weigh his request for asylum. Ecuador President Rafel Correa says his government is reviewing whether there are grounds to grant Assange asylum. Mr. Correa says his administration will take as long as it needs before […]

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WikiLeaks Founder Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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British authorities say WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is “beyond the reach of police” now that he has sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The 40-year-old Australian entered the embassy Tuesday. Ricardo Patino, Ecuador’s foreign minister, told reporters Tuesday in the capital, Quito, that it was considering Assange’s request for political asylum in the […]

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WikiLeaks Founder Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuador’s foreign minister says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum in the South American nation. Ricardo Patino told reporters in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, Tuesday that the country is considering the request. The 40-year-old Assange is wanted in Sweden for questioning about allegations he raped one woman and sexually assaulted another during a […]

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British Court Rejects Appeal by WikiLeaks Founder to Reopen Case

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden, where he faces charges for sex crimes. In a ruling issued Thursday, all seven Supreme Court justices dismissed the application as being “without merit,” rejecting arguments by Assange’s lawyers that they had not been given […]

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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s 5-2 decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on […]

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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s 5-2 decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on […]

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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on a […]

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Assange Launches Last-Ditch Effort for Supreme Court Appeal

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has made an application to appeal his extradition from Britain to Sweden on sex charges. The application was filed to Britain’s Supreme Court Tuesday after the High Court in London ruled November 2 that Assange should be sent to Sweden to face rape and sexual assault allegations. The High Court judges […]

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Assange – Campaigner For Truth or Criminal?

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Julian Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, a website that makes classified and secret documents available to the public by posting the documents on the Internet. Assange defends people’s right to know what leaders, corporations and other powerful figures are doing. His fans call him a campaigner for truth, while critics decry him as a […]

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