June 30, 2013 The WikiLeaks founder argues that the "NSA leaker" has exposed "mass unlawful interception" of individuals' phone calls and Internet messages. But key lawmakers made the case again Sunday that Edward Snowden should be returned to the U.S. to face prosecution.
Metropolitan Police Officers outside the main door of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is inside.
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August 16, 2012 As the WikiLeaks founder remains holed up in Ecuador's London embassy, theories are emerging about how British police might get to him — and how he might be able to avoid arrest and get out of the country.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
August 16, 2012 The WikiLeaks founder has been living in Ecuador's London embassy since June. He's trying to avoid being extradited to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of sexual misconduct. Assange says his enemies want to eventually send him to the U.S.
August 15, 2012 "Ecuador is not a British colony," Ecuador's foreign minister said angrily.
WikiLeaks' webpage for its "Syria Files."
July 5, 2012 The whistle-blowing website says the exchanges will embarrass some western companies.
A British police officer stood outside the Ecuadorian consulate in London earlier today, as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remained inside.
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June 20, 2012 He's reportedly still inside Ecuador's embassy in London, where he showed up Tuesday and asked for political asylum.
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June 19, 2012 Ecuador's foreign minister said Assange was at the country's embassy in London.
June 14, 2012 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange lost an appeal to Britain's highest court to stop his extradition to Sweden, where he's wanted for questioning in connection with two sex crimes.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last December.
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May 30, 2012 The WikiLeaks founder has been fighting Swedish authorities' efforts to question him about alleged sex assaults. Britain's highest court has now said he can be extradited. But Assange's attorneys plan to challenge that ruling.
March 17, 2012 The Australian is angry that his government hasn't supported him over the WikiLeaks release of hundreds of thousands of secret U.S. government files. He remains under house arrest in England, fighting extradition to Sweden, where he's accused of two sex crimes.
February 27, 2012 The company calls WikiLeaks' actions deplorable and illegal. WikiLeaks says it is exposing a firm that provides "confidential intelligence services to large corporations."
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrived at London's High Court this morning (Nov. 2, 2011).
November 2, 2011 Assange, now in the U.K., denies he sexually assaulted two women in Sweden. He hasn't been charged with any crime and says extradition may be a ruse aimed at eventually sending him to the U.S. for prosecution over the release of classified material.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stood in front of a selection of inverted banking company logos as he spoke to journalists today in London.
October 24, 2011 "An arbitrary and unlawful financial blockade ... has destroyed 95% of our revenue," the group says.
March 25, 2011 A grass-roots campaign collected enough money to erect a billboard in defense of WikiLeaks in the middle of Hollywood.
Former President George W. Bush, Oct. 30, 2010, at a baseball game in Arlington, Texas.
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February 25, 2011 "The former president has no desire to share a forum with a man who has willfully and repeatedly done great harm to the interests of the United States," his spokesman says. Julian Assange is WikiLeaks' founder.
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