After five years Sweden gives up on trying to prosecute Julian Assange
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SWEDISH prosecutor Marianne Ny’s decision to drop her investigation of the rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange without consulting or informing his accuser beggars belief.
The accuser maintains that Assange had unprotected sex with her when she was asleep...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper blamed Russian hackers and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange yesterday for Hilary Clinton’s election defeat.
The top spook told the Senate armed services committee he was convinced that Russia had hacked the emails of Ms...
Friday 6th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has accused Barack Obama of trying to delegitimise his successor Donald Trump with allegations of Russian interference in the presidential election campaign.
In an interview on the Sean Hannity Show on Tuesday night, Mr Assange accused the White House...
Thursday 5th Jan 2017
JULIAN ASSANGE was questioned yesterday by Swedish prosecutors inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London over a rape allegation.
Sweden’s chief prosecutor Ingrid Isgren and a colleague interviewed the WikiLeaks founder at the embassy in Knightsbridge, where he has been living for...
Tuesday 15th Nov 2016
ECUADOR admitted on Tuesday night that it cut WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s internet access over his organisation’s release of emails by Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Mr Assange, who has taken refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in west London for four years,...
Thursday 20th Oct 2016
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange will face Swedish prosecutors over allegations of rape inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London in a possible breakthrough to a four-year deadlock.
The Ecuadorian attorney-general delivered a document agreeing to a request made by the Swedish prosecution...
Friday 12th Aug 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
by Our Foreign Desk
HUNDREDS of human rights groups, law professors and campaigners have urged the governments of Sweden and Britain to respect a United Nations panel’s call to let WikilLeaks founder Julian Assage leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London.
Wednesday 2nd Mar 2016
UN working group says WikiLeaks founder ‘arbitrary detained’
Saturday 6th Feb 2016
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
NO-ONE could accuse any British government in recent decades of being less than totally submissive to Washington and the current administration has no intention of denting this record.
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond’s contemptuous dismissal of the UN working group on arbitrary...