Julian Assange

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
From the start of the Swedish investigation, said the WikiLeaks Defense Fund, "Assange's expressed concern has been that waiting in the wings was a United States request that would be unstoppable."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Demonstrators protest outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on October 21, 2019.
"He continues to be detained under oppressive conditions of isolation and...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"This is part of an avowed war on whistleblowers to include investigative...


The Edward Snowden saga took one more twist today as Ecuador announced it had found a listening device in the London embassy where it's sheltering Julian Assange, a discovery Ecuador's Foreign Minister called "another instance of a loss of ethics at the international level." Between that and the bizarre forcing down of the Bolivian president's plane on the hunch Snowden might be on it leads the Rude Pundit to wonder "how far would we go in violating international law just to show the world (...