All Articles on Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder and whistleblowing journalist Julian Assange faces up to 175 years behind bars in the U.S. if he is extradited and found guilty of violating the Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. (Photo: Richard Baker/In Pictures/Getty Images) News
'Not a Criminal': Top UN Anti-Torture Official Urges Julian Assange's Release
The WikiLeaks founder's "prolonged solitary confinement in a high security prison is neither necessary nor proportionate," said United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer.
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Demonstrators stand outside a court in London demanding the release of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Feb. 26, 2020. News
'You Alone Can Save His Life': Edward Snowden Urges Trump to Pardon Julian Assange
"Mr. President, if you grant only one act of clemency during your time in office, please: free Julian Assange," the NSA whistleblower tweeted.
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U.S. troops search an Iraqi family near Baquba on October 5, 2007. (Photo: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images) News
10 Years After Iraq War Logs, It's Impunity for War Criminals, War on Whistleblowers
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and whistleblower Chelsea Manning have both paid a tremendous price for revealing U.S. and allied war crimes while the planners and perpetrators face no consequences.
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A U.S. airstrike hits a neighborhood in densely-populated Mosul, Iraq on July 9, 2017 (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images) News
With Focus on Assange, Belmarsh Tribunal Puts 'US War Crimes on Trial'
"It is time to take action," Progressive International activists say, "and it is time to demand justice"
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Demonstrators protest the possible extradition of jailed WikiLeaks whistleblower Julian Assange from Britain to the U.S. on September 7, 2020 at Old Bailey court in London. (Photo Richard Baker/Getty Images) News
Life in Supermax for the Crime of 'Merely Doing Journalism'? UK Court Told Assange Likely to Be Sent to Notorious US Prison
A former warden at ADX Florence has described doing time in the Colorado prison as "a fate worse than death."
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As Major Outlets Ignore Assange Extradition Hearing, Ai Weiwei Demands Freedom for WikiLeaks Founder
"He truly represents a core value of why we are free—because we have freedom of the press," Weiwei said.
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Julian Assange (L) and Daniel Ellsberg meet in London on October 25, 2010. (Photo: Robert Wallis/Corbis/Getty Images) News
Daniel Ellsberg Tells UK Court That US Seeks Both 'Revenge' Against Julian Assange and to 'Crush' Future Whistleblowers
The Pentagon Papers leaker previously called Assange's prosecution the most "significant attack on freedom of the press" since his 1971 case.
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'This is Not Normal': Human Rights, Press Freedom Advocates Denied Remote Access to Assange Hearing
The WikiLeaks founder, who exposed U.S. war crimes, faces up to 175 years in prison if the U.K. agrees to extradite Assange.
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Press Freedom Advocates Say New US Indictment Against Julian Assange 'Could Not Be More Dangerous'
"We know Trump has been privately musing about how to jail journalists. We know an Assange conviction under the Espionage Act—whether you like him or not—could be used against the New York Times and many other outlets."
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After Chelsea Manning Released From Jail, Supporters Fundraise to Pay Off Her $256,000 in Legal Fines
"No one should get tortured and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars, without even getting charged with a crime, for standing up for their rights."
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