Assange

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Nov 28th, 2012
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(Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from a chronic lung ailment that could worsen at any time and is being checked regularly by doctors, the Andean country’s ambassador to Britain said on Wednesday. Assange, 41, whose website angered the United States by releasing th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Oct 10th, 2012
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by JAMES ROTHENBERG The just finished Banned Books Week serves as a vivid reminder that we must be vigilant about freedom of expression and freedom from censorship. Absent this vigilance, we could wake up in a society that not only bans books, but takes the next step and burns them as well. The Germa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jan 19th, 2012
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By Jack Shafer This piece originally appeared in Reuters Magazine, a special edition publication ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In late October, a deflated Julian Assange called a press conference in London to announce he may have to mothball WikiLeaks. The reason, he said, ...
By benim
In Europe
Sep 29th, 2011
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It was the book the founder of WikiLeaks said was published to ‘screw’ him for cash but despite huge publicity surrounding its release it has become a sales flop. Julian Assange’s unauthorised autobiography came out last week but just 644 copies were sold in its first three days in ...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Jan 19th, 2011
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Internal U.S. government reviews have determined that a mass leak of diplomatic cables caused only limited damage to U.S. interests abroad, despite the Obama administration’s public statements to the contrary. A congressional official briefed on the reviews said the administration felt compelle...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 20th, 2010
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Julian Assange seduced a third girl in the same week he bedded two women at the centre of sex assault allegations, it was claimed on Sunday. The self-assured WikiLeaks boss allegedly stole her from under the nose of an American journalist as they all dined together at a Stockholm restaurant. It was j...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 18th, 2010
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The United States military has denied mistreating an army private suspected of passing hundreds of thousands of classified US documents to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Bradley Manning has been held in solitary confinement at a US Marine prison near Washington since July after being charged w...
By benim
In Asia
Dec 5th, 2010
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At the centre of a tightening web of death threats, sex-crime accusations and high-level demands for a treason trial, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange threatened to unleash a “thermonuclear device” of completely unexpurgated government files if he is forced to appear before authorities. Mr. Assange, ...
By benim
In Asia
Dec 4th, 2010
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The online payments processor, PayPal, says it has cut access for donations to the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks. PayPal said its payment service cannot be used for activities “that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity”. Wikileaks’ late...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Dec 3rd, 2010
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Who is he?: An Australian Internet activist and former hacker who is on the advisory board of the secretive Sweden-based website WikiLeaks and also the editor-in-chief of the site, which posts confidential documents. Through the high-profile document dumps of U.S. files on the Afghanistan and Iraq wa...