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Renegade internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has condemned the arrest of Julian Assange as a modern-day “inquisition,” and said the WikiLeaks founder’s “persecution and arrest” will make him “a hero for the ages.” “Witch hunts, book burnings and the Inquisition are back,” Dotcom tweeted on Thursday, hours after Assange was hauled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy […]

As the world digests the shock news that Julian Assange is in custody in Britain after Ecuador withdrew asylum from the WikiLeaks founder, Pamela Anderson, a staunch supporter of the Australian, has let her feelings be known. The Baywatch star unleashed a barrage of criticism at the UK, Ecuador and the US in the aftermath […]

UK court finds Assange guilty of skipping bail

April 12, 2019 | Story | No Comments

A London judge has found Julian Assange guilty of failing to surrender to bail in 2012. The WikiLeaks founder will now be sentenced on May 2. Assange had pleaded not guilty to the charge, which stems from the time he sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in 2012, avoiding extradition to Sweden for a sexual […]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been taken to Westminster Magistrates Court after his arrest at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Photos of the whistleblower defiantly gesturing in a police van have emerged in the media. UPDATE: Assange pleads not guilty to failing to surrender to bail Journalist flocked to the white police van carrying the […]

US-backed Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno reneged on asylum agreements made with naturalized citizen Julian Assange, leading to his arrest on Thursday, but how exactly did relations with the whistleblower end up here? Moreno won a narrow victory in 2017 to become president of Ecuador, having served as vice president under his predecessor Rafael Correa from […]

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who was earlier evicted from the Ecuadorian Embassy and arrested by British police, should be treated properly, a Kremlin spokesman has said. “Undoubtedly, we hope that all his rights will be respected,” Dmitry Peskov told journalists when asked if Russia could grant asylum to Julian Assange. Earlier in the day, the […]

While Facebook claims to have deleted thousands of pages to prevent meddling in the Indian elections, the American company’s selective deletions have led at least one man to ask: Who is watching the election watchers? A little over a week ahead of the beginning of elections in India this Thursday, Facebook raised some eyebrows when […]

Ecuador’s former president Rafael Correa has slammed his successor Lenin Moreno for “allowing” police to arrest Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, calling the action “a crime humanity will never forget.” Whereas the former Ecuadorian leader has been highly critical of his one-time political ally for a long while, Thursday’s arrest of Wikileaks […]

Fellow whistleblower Edward Snowden has responded to the arrest of Julian Assange in London, tweeting that the images of Ecuadorian authorities handing him over to UK police were a “dark moment for press freedom.” In the tweet, Snowden said the images of a publisher of “award-winning journalism” being dragged out of the embassy would “end […]

Julian Assange’s arrest was not a sudden development, cultural philosopher Slavoj Zizek told RT. Instead it was well planned and the final step in a long and ugly smear campaign against the WikiLeaks founder. After sheltering in London’s Ecuadorian embassy for six years, Assange was dragged out of the building by British police on Thursday […]