23.08.2012 [The Week UK] - THE DEBATE about Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden, and Ecuador's offer of asylum, is mired in confusion, with supporters and critics pursuing arguments that sometimes prove baseless. Here The Week seeks to debunk six myths surrounding the case.
A UK judge has dashed Julian Assange's hopes of throwing out an arrest warrant against him, scolding the Wikileaks editor for considering himself "above the law" and "wanting justice only if it goes in his favour". In the Westminster Magistrates Court, Judge Emma Arbuthnot also heavily criticised a 2015 ...
A British court will decide Tuesday whether to lift a UK arrest warrant for Julian Assange, potentially paving the way for the fugitive WikiLeaks founder to leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has spent the last five years.
24.08.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - The Government has written to the Ecuadorian embassy in London to resume talks over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the building for the past two months. The Foreign Office confirmed a ''formal communication'' had been sent
24.08.2012 [Daily Mail] - Julian Assange will ask judges in the Hague to allow him to flee Britain, lawyers said yesterday. Assange's legal team is preparing an application to the International Court of Justice to ask it to force the UK to approve his safe passage to South America.
23.08.2012 [Mirror.co.uk] - Reading the reviews of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's performance on the Ecuador embassy balcony on Sunday, I thought I'd stumbled across an act of mass plagiarism. To be fair, the Evita-esque love-in was nausea-inducing. How can a supposed
23.08.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk (blog)] - Perhaps we should just stand back and reflect on the greatest irony of the Julian Assange and WikiLeaks affair. His supporters told us this was the moment a bright light would be shone into the darkest recesses of global power politics. When we would
Julian Assange's latest attempt to have his outstanding UK arrest warrant dropped has failed in what stands as one of the most blatant and cruel examples of the British legal system being wielded as an instrument of persecution against a man whose only crime is speaking truth to power.
Julian Assange, the controversial founder of WikiLeaks, has lost a high-stakes legal case to discharge a warrant for his arrest in Britain, as a senior judge said that Mr Assange “appears to consider himself above the normal rules of law”. A London court on Tuesday rejected arguments by his legal team that ...
Andrés Rozental examines Ecuador's motivations for granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who faces extradition to Sweden from the UK, and how the decision affects Ecuador's relations with Britain and the United States.