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Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press
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Julian Assange being charged under Espionage Act puts a question mark on freedom of the press

ACLU has said this indictment establishes "a dangerous precedent that can be used to target all news organisations that hold the government accountable."

Julian Assange's journey from political asylum at Ecuadorian Embassy to prison: A timeline of key events in legal saga
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Julian Assange's journey from political asylum at Ecuadorian Embassy to prison: A timeline of key events in legal saga

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's seven-year hideout in Ecuador's London embassy came to an end on Thursday when British police dragged him out and arrested him based on an extradition request put across by the US.

Ecuador claims to have been hit with 40 million cyber attacks since Assange's arrest
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Ecuador claims to have been hit with 40 million cyber attacks since Assange's arrest

The foreign ministry, central bank, president's office, internal revenue service, and more were targeted.

British police arrests Julian Assange; WikiLeaks alleges 'blackmail' over footage from inside Ecuador embassy in London
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British police arrests Julian Assange; WikiLeaks alleges 'blackmail' over footage from inside Ecuador embassy in London

British police arrested Julian Assange, a day after WikiLeaks claimed it was being blackmailed by "dubious characters" who had obtained security camera footage of Assange inside Ecuador's embassy in London

Wikileaks founder Assange remains in embassy even after Sweden prosecutor drops rape charges
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Wikileaks founder Assange remains in embassy even after Sweden prosecutor drops rape charges

Swedish prosecutors dropped the rape charge against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, but he still remains holed up in London's Ecuador embassy.

Julian Assange's internet link 'severed' by Ecuador, confirms WikiLeaks
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Julian Assange's internet link 'severed' by Ecuador, confirms WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has blamed Ecuador for cutting off founder Julian Assange's internet access while he is holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, and while his group is releasing thousands of emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman.

End of the road for arguments presented by Sweden, UK: Assange on UN panel verdict
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End of the road for arguments presented by Sweden, UK: Assange on UN panel verdict

Julian Assange called for Britain and Sweden to "implement" a UN panel finding saying that he should be able to walk free from Ecuador's embassy.

Britain could end Assange row 'tomorrow': Ecuadorian prez
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Britain could end Assange row 'tomorrow': Ecuadorian prez

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa has said that Britain had the power to resolve the Julian Assange standoff "tomorrow."

Assange will not leave embassy until assured of no US extradition: lawyer
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Assange will not leave embassy until assured of no US extradition: lawyer

Assange sought asylum at the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of rape and sexual molestation, which he strongly denies.

WikiLeaks founder Assange says he will leave Ecuadorian embassy soon
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WikiLeaks founder Assange says he will leave Ecuadorian embassy soon

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has developed a life threatening heart defect and a chronic lung condition during his years confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in southwest London.

D-day for Julian Assange: Will Swedish court cancel arrest warrant today?
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D-day for Julian Assange: Will Swedish court cancel arrest warrant today?

Assange sought refuge in Ecuador's embassy in Britain in June 2012 after having exhausted all legal options at British courts to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

Surveillance firm denies bugging Ecuador embassy in London
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Surveillance firm denies bugging Ecuador embassy in London

A British surveillance company has denied Ecuador's allegation that it planted a bug inside the South American country's London embassy.

Hidden microphone found inside embassy where Assange is living
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Hidden microphone found inside embassy where Assange is living

The Foreign Office in London declined to comment immediately on the allegation and Prime Minister David Cameron's spokesman said he did not comment on security issues.

WikiLeaks holds more US documents: Julian Assange
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WikiLeaks holds more US documents: Julian Assange

The website will, however, not release this material during the court martial of its source, US Army Private Bradley Manning, according to a report by 'The Age' today.

Assange expects to be holed up in Ecuador embassy for a yr
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Assange expects to be holed up in Ecuador embassy for a yr

Julian Assange expects to wait six months to a year for a deal to free him from Ecuador's embassy in London, and hopes Sweden will drop its case against him, the WikiLeaks' founder said in an interview broadcast on Thursday.

No end in sight to Assange stand-off with Ecuador: UK
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No end in sight to Assange stand-off with Ecuador: UK

Assange, who is trying to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning over sex crimes allegations, has been sheltering inside Ecuador's Embassy in London — beyond the reach of British law enforcement — since 19 June.

Why Assange is safe as long as he's in Ecuador's Embassy
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Why Assange is safe as long as he's in Ecuador's Embassy

A confidential document photographed by Britain's Press Association news agency lays out Scotland Yard's simple strategy for dealing with Julian Assange should he ever try to leave Ecuador's Embassy in London.

Assange making 'wild assertions' to avoid rape charges: US
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Assange making 'wild assertions' to avoid rape charges: US

The Obama administration on Monday accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of making "wild assertions" about US persecution to deflect attention from sex allegations he faces questioning for in Sweden.

South American nations condemn UK's threat to Ecuador
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South American nations condemn UK's threat to Ecuador

Foreign ministers of South America's 12-nation union on Sunday condemned Britain's threat last week to forcibly enter the Ecuadorean embassy in London and arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Assange to give statement today; UK hopes to resolve crisis
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Assange to give statement today; UK hopes to resolve crisis

Britain is seeking an amicable solution with Ecuador to their diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a UK official insisted Saturday.