‘Last diplomat he knew’: Ecuador ousts London envoy, fuels rumors of Assange’s imminent eviction

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has terminated the credentials of his UK ambassador, who has been at the center of negotiating the fate of WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, as concerns mount over the whistleblower’s safety. The decree, with which Moreno effectively sacked Ecuador’s London ambassador Abbad Ortiz, was published by WikiLeaks on Wednesday. The document does […]

Ecuador restores Assange’s communications after 7-month blackout – WikiLeaks

The Ecuadorian government has lifted restrictions on WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange’s communications with the outside world, allowing visitors to his embassy hideout and restoring internet access it cut off in March. It was reported on Sunday that Ecuador moved to restore Assange’s access to the Internet, cell phone communications and permitted him to receive visitors […]

Julian Assange’s lawyer speaks to RT (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 20 Sep, 2018 14:31 RT is interviewing Jennifer Robinson, a human rights lawyer who has been advising WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange since 2010. Assange remains incommunicado in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Robinson speaks to RT from the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona, where she is taking part in the World Ethical […]

‘Trump intensified war on whistleblowers, wants Assange’s head on a platter’ – fmr CIA officer to RT

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:00 Edited time: 11 Jan, 2018 05:22 Donald Trump has not only continued his predecessor’s crackdown on whistleblowers, but ramped up the effort, John Kiriakou told RT. He said Julian Assange should sit tight unless he wants to end up in a US jail. Hopes that WikiLeaks co-founder Assange will […]

Assange’s handle re-emerges after ‘Twitter oddities’ & weird US Navy post

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 18:46 The Twitter account of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has re-appeared after mysteriously disappearing Monday morning. The whistleblowing site has also confirmed that Assange is safe and well, despite some Twitter “oddities.” People trying to access Assange’s Twitter page Monday were directed to an ‘error message’ page. Tech site Gizmodo […]

Ecuador will extend Assange’s asylum over fears for his life – President Moreno to RT

Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 11:42 Ecuador has decided to extend the political asylum granted to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange amid ongoing fears for his safety. “Ecuador decided to provide political asylum to Assange because it thought that his life is in danger and Assange thought the same,” President Lenin Moreno said speaking to RT […]

‘Putting people at risk': Assange’s lawyer criticizes new documentary on WikiLeaks founder

The recently released documentary on the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, called “Risk,” compromises the security of those who appeared in the movie, Assange’s lawyer Melinda Taylor told RT. READ MORE: Assange: I urged Trump Jr to release emails on Russian lawyer before NYT story The documentary “shows persons who never agreed to be in the […]

Sabotage? False fire alarm disrupts Assange’s G20 speech (VIDEO)

Published time: 7 Jul, 2017 23:07 Organizers of a ‘constructive disobedience’ talk, running parallel to the G20 Summit, say their event was “sabotaged” when the fire alarm at Hamburg’s Audimax auditorium sounded minutes before Julian Assange was due to speak. READ MORE: Water cannon, torched cars: Protests rage in Hamburg for 2nd day as G20 summit […]

‘WikiLeaks staff are in danger’: Pilger, Kiriakou discuss Assange’s ongoing legal battle

As Julian Assange enjoys “victory and vindication” following the closure of the Swedish prosecutors’ investigation, both he and his supporters know the fight is far from over. “I welcome the Swedish prosecutor’s decision to end its investigation of Julian Assange,” John Kiriakou, a former CIA Counterterrorism Officer and whistleblower told RT. “We should not celebrate […]