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Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum and is under the protection of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FrJT_nN6JU[/youtube] Assange wrote directly to Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, saying he was being persecuted and could not return to his homeland, where he would be vulnerable to extradition to “a …

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Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

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Julian Assange (above) and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial in a bid to open access to the secretive proceedings. During the trial both access to transcripts and prosecution and defense motions have been virtually …

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Wikileaks will publish ‘enough evidence’ to indict Hillary Clinton

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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange warns more information will be published about Hillary Clinton, enough to indict her if the US government is courageous enough to do so, in what he predicts will be “a very big year” for the whistleblowing website. Expressing concerns in an ITV interview about the Democratic …

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UK police’s plans to arrest Assange revealed

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The British police’s plans for arresting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in case he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been revealed after a police officer accidentally let slip the plans. A British police officer’s handwritten document marked “restricted” and “decision – supporting rationale” was photographed outside Ecuador’s embassy in …

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Assange officially applies for the Australian Senate elections

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has submitted his application to the Australian Electoral Commission. This is the first step in his attempt to become an Australian senator in September 2013 elections in Victoria state. The electoral enrolment application was handed to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourne on behalf of Assange …

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WikiLeaks releases Syria Files, almost 2.5 mln emails to be published

The whistleblower website WikiLeaks has announced the release of almost 2.5 million emails derived from 680 Syria-related entities and domain names. They are said to be “embarrassing to Syria, but it is also embarrassing to Syria’s opponents.” “It helps us not merely to criticize one group or another, but to …

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The photo that proves Assange is innocent

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It seems an unremarkable image: a group of friends smiling broadly. But this is the photograph Julian Assange hopes will clear his name. The face of the woman on the left has been obscured for legal reasons. For although she is seen beaming, she would later tell police that 48 …

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Assange show premiere: The World Tomorrow

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMIDuLA57Kg&feature=g-u-u&context=G2a81cf5FUAAAAAAAAAA[/youtube] You’ve been waiting and we’ve been teasing. Julian Assange. The World Tomorrow. Arguably the most anticipated news show of 2012 premieres next week on RT. Dateline  – Tuesday, April 17. Timeline – 15:30 Moscow time, 11:30 GMT, 07:30 am in New York and 21:30 in Sydney. The world …

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UK threatens to “assault” Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest Assange

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British authorities have “warned” Ecuador that they could raid its embassy and arrest Julian Assange if he is not handed over. The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister responded by saying such a move would be a “flagrant violation” of international law. Ecuador received a “direct” threat from the authorities in London that …

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Assange to break silence as more countries rally behind Ecuador

As Julian Assange prepares to give his first public statement in months, London police are on high alert demanding the IDs of all persons visiting his diplomatic hideout. Ecuador says the threat that the UK will raid its embassy “still stands.” “Julian Assange has always fought for justice”, Assange’s lawyer Baltazar …

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No DNA link to Assange in condom central to sex assault case

A ripped condom given to Swedish police by one of Julian Assange’s accusers does not contain the WikiLeaks founder’s DNA, forensic scientists have reportedly found. In a 100-page document shown to Assange’s lawyers, it was revealed that the torn prophylactic, having been examined by staff at two forensic laboratories, did …

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Julian Assange’s The World Tomorrow: Surviving Guantanamo (E5)

The 5th episode of The World Tomorrow takes us to the very heart of America’s War on Terror: Guantanamo Bay. In the episode Julian Assange speaks with Moazzam Begg – former Gitmo prisoner and a rights campaigner fighting for those still trapped behind the wire, and Asim Qureshi – former …

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Assange may be executed by U.S. if extradited

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The power elites don’t like dirty linen being aired, warns Thomas Andrews Drake. If America gets its hands on the WikiLeaks founder, they may go as far as execute him, a known National Security Agency whistleblower Thomas Andrews Drake told RT, adding that in the US, security has become a …

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