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WikiLeaks: International non-profit organisation publishing secret information, news leaks, and classified media
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes news leaks and classified media provided by anonymous sources. Its website, initiated in 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claimed in 2015 to have released online 10 million documents in its first 10 years. Julian Assange, an Australian Internet activist, is generally described as its founder and director. Since September 2018, Kristinn Hrafnsson has served as its editor-in-chief.

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Talk Wasn't Cheap For Fox News, Which Has Just Settled With Seth Rich's Parents [Video]

Talk Wasn't Cheap For Fox News, Which Has Just Settled With Seth Rich's Parents

Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee staffer who was killed in July 2016, in Washington, D.C. Following his death, the Fox News Network and several of its personalities peddled a baseless..

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WikiLeaks 'Cablegate' 10 years on: An unvarnished look at US foreign policy

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November 28, 2010, was the day the bomb dropped — with five leading Western publications initiating the simultaneous publication of secrets from the engine room of American diplomacy. Their raw..
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Court hears Assange demanded redactions of Iraq, Afghanistan War logs

court hears assange demanded redactions of iraq, afghanistan war logs
Witness statements towards the journalistic integrity of Julian Assange have been heard in court, debunking various myths in the process. Sara Chessa reports from the UK. THE EXTRADITION HEARING of..
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Julian Assange ‘under lockdown’ in Belmarsh amid coronavirus outbreak

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Julian Assange has been placed in lockdown at Belmarsh prison after a coronavirus outbreak was detected in his block. The Wikileaks founder said all exercise has been stopped, while showers have been..
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Assange and the Empire

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There is no need to inform the conscious world that the United States is applying all its power and influence to extradite Julian Assange from England in order to put him on trial in America. The case..
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Begging Outrage: British Journalists for Assange

begging outrage: british journalists for assange
Even that title strikes an odd note. It should not. The Fourth Estate, historically reputed as the chamber of journalists and publishers keeping an eye on elected officials, received a blast of oxygen..
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10 Years After Iraq War Logs, It's Impunity for War Criminals, War on Whistleblowers

10 years after iraq war logs, it's impunity for war criminals, war on whistleblowers
On October 22, 2010, WikiLeaks published the Iraq War Logs, a compendium of nearly 400,000 classified U.S. Army field reports revealing what founder Julian Assange called "intimate details" of the..
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Spanish court to question witnesses over ‘illegal surveillance’ of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

spanish court to question witnesses over ‘illegal surveillance’ of wikileaks founder julian assange
A Spanish court investigating allegations that a security company illegally spied on visitors to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London will hear evidence from lawyers and..
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Inconvenient truths

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THE extradition case targeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been compared to the Soviet show trials under Stalin. That is obviously an exaggeration, although the court proceedings have provided..
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Assange Faces Extradition for Exposing US War Crimes

assange faces extradition for exposing us war crimes
Three weeks of testimony in Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in London underscored WikiLeaks’s extraordinary revelation of U.S. war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantánamo Bay. But the..
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The Assange Extradition Case is an Unprecedented Attack on Press Freedom, So Why’s the Media Largely Ignoring It?

the assange extradition case is an unprecedented attack on press freedom, so why’s the media largely ignoring it?
The silence of journalists in Britain and the US over the extradition proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is making them complicit in the criminalisation of newsgathering by the..
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US contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning Assange, court told

us contacts considered kidnapping or poisoning assange, court told
Julian Assange was bugged in the toilet at the Ecuadorian embassy at the request of “friends in America”, who even discussed kidnap or poisoning to bring the stalemate over the WikiLeaks founder to..
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'Fate worse than death': Assange may end up at Colorado Supermax jail, UK court told

'fate worse than death': assange may end up at colorado supermax jail, uk court told
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would have to be "almost dying" to get out of arguably the most notorious prison in the United States if convicted of espionage charges and sent there, a court at..
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Julian Assange fighting extradition to U.S. in London court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared this week at a London court to fight extradition to the U.S. where he faces charges of releasing secret government documents. Meanwhile, new details of his..
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Julian Assange lawyer says Trump election victory will be bad for WikiLeaks founder

julian assange lawyer says trump election victory will be bad for wikileaks founder
A lawyer for Julian Assange said Friday that the WikiLeaks founder’s situation will be worse if President Donald Trump is re-elected in November than if Democrat rival Joe Biden wins. Edward..
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Julian Assange secretly fathered two children while evading arrest. His children’s mother speaks out

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange secretly fathered two young children during his seven years claiming asylum in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy. Elizabeth Palmer sat down with Stella Moris, Assange's..
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The Guardian Is Silent About the US Using the Paper To Jail Assange

the guardian is silent about the us using the paper to jail assange
Julian Assange is not on trial simply for his liberty and his life. He is fighting for the right of every journalist to do hard-hitting investigative journalism without fear of arrest and extradition..
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Julian Assange: Mother of Wikileaks founder's children dreaded making relationship public

Stella Moris gave birth to the couple's two sons while he was in hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy.
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More than 160 world leaders and diplomats call for UK to release Julian Assange

more than 160 world leaders and diplomats call for uk to release julian assange
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be released from a UK prison and not be extradited to the US, according to more than 160 world leaders, politicians and diplomats. The high-powered group gave..
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"Very high" risk of Julian Assange attempting suicide, expert says

A psychiatrist who's interviewed Assange about 20 times says the WikiLeaks founder has shown "severe depression" and "psychotic symptoms."
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he 'hears voices' in prison: psychiatrist

wikileaks founder julian assange says he 'hears voices' in prison: psychiatrist
London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange complained of hearing imaginary voices and music while detained in a high-security British prison, a psychiatrist who has interviewed him told his extradition..
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Assange ‘offered win-win deal by Trump over Democrats’ emails source’

assange ‘offered win-win deal by trump over democrats’ emails source’
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was offered a “win-win” deal by Donald Trump to avoid extradition by revealing the source of the hacking of Democratic party emails, a court has heard. Barrister..
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US informants not harmed by leaked documents, Assange extradition hearing told

us informants not harmed by leaked documents, assange extradition hearing told
Hundreds of thousands of leaked documents published by WikiLeaks caused no harm to US informants, Julian Assange’s extradition hearing has been told. The organisation’s founder, 49, is wanted in..
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US Lawyer Says Assange Faces Decades in Prison if Convicted

us lawyer says assange faces decades in prison if convicted
An American lawyer told an extradition hearing in Britain for Julian Assange on Monday that the WikiLeaks founder faces decades in prison if he is convicted on spying charges in the United States. U.S...
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Julian Assange extradition hearing halted over lawyer's virus concern

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The London hearing on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition from Britain to the United States was suspended today because one of the lawyers may have been exposed to the coronavirus....
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Julian Assange rapped by judge after outburst during extradition trial

julian assange rapped by judge after outburst during extradition trial
Julian Assange has been warned by the judge in his extradition case that he would be removed from the court and tried in his absence after he interjected while a lawyer for the US authorities sparred..
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Wikileaks Case: UK judge rejects bid to delay Julian Assange extradition hearing

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A British judge on Monday rejected a request by lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to delay his extradition hearing until next year to give his lawyers more time to respond to US allegations..
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WikiLeaks' Assange back in court to fight U.S. extradition request

The Australian could face a life sentence if convicted in the U.S. of stealing military secrets, but backers say it's a politically motivated abuse of U.S. power.
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John Pilger: The Stalinist Trial of Julian Assange

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The extradition hearing in London beginning this week is the final act of an Anglo-American campaign to bury Julian Assange. It is not due process. It is due revenge, said John Pilger in a speech..
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Labor Day, Julian Assange, Serena Williams, Creek Fire: 5 things to know Monday

Serena Williams seeks to continue US Open run, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange is back in court and more news to know Monday.
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Julian Assange: Prolific leaker of secrets back in spotlight

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Shares A fearless campaigner for democratic openness? Or a criminal trying to avoid justice? WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a highly polarizing figure. Australian national Assange, 49, is the..
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Julian Assange takes extradition fight to Old Bailey

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will take his fight against extradition to the Old Bailey on Monday. The 49-year-old, who has been held in custody at high-security Belmarsh Prison for 16 months, is..
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Julian Assange: Liberals feted him, then hated him

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When Julian Assange leaves Belmarsh Prison for the Old Bailey on Monday, he will face a court battle lasting up to four weeks as he seeks to avoid being extradited to the United States on espionage..
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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange back in court for showdown over extradition to U.S. to face spying charges

A British court will decide whether Julian Assange is sent to the U.S. to stand trial where he faces a maximum sentence of up to 175 years in prison.
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Russia used Manafort, WikiLeaks to boost Trump in 2016: U.S. Senate committee

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WASHINGTON — Russia used Republican political operative Paul Manafort and the WikiLeaks website to try to help now-U.S. President Donald Trump win the 2016 election, a Republican-led Senate committee..
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Feds are treating BlueLeaks organization as ‘a criminal hacker group,’ documents show

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The transparency activist organization Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets) has been formally designated as a “criminal hacker group,” following the publication of 296 gigabytes of sensitive..
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Julian Assange’s Political Indictment: Old Wine in Older Bottles

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The book of hours on Julian Assange is now being written. But the scribes are far from original. Repeated rituals of administrative hearings that have no common purpose other than to string things out..
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Westwood enters bird cage to support Assange

Designer and activist Vivienne Westwood shows her support for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange by appearing in a bird cage outside London's Old Bailey. (July 21)
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The Kafkaesque Imperium: Julian Assange and the Second Superseding Indictment

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The Kafkaesque Imperium has taken yet another absurd step towards mean absurdity with another superseding indictment against Julian Assange. This move by the US Department of Justice seems to have..
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Assange's father calls extradition process 'disgrace'

assange's father calls extradition process 'disgrace'
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father, John Shipton, is fighting tirelessly for the release and return of his son, who is facing an extradition trial in London for publishing..
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UK judge warns Assange on US extradition hearing attendance

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LONDON (AP) — A British judge said Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must attend his next court hearing unless he can provide medical evidence to support his absence. Lawyers for Assange..
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WATCH: The Assange Case and ‘Collateral Murder’

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The former Reuters Baghdad bureau chief joins the WikiLeaks editor-in-chief, an Assange lawyer and an Iraqi academic to discuss new details about the “Collateral Murder” release. Wikileaks..
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C.I.A. Failed to Defend Against Theft of Secrets by Insider, Report Says

Better security could have protected hacking tools that were stolen in a large breach and handed over to WikiLeaks, a task force found.
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'Woefully lax': report slams CIA cybersecurity after hacking tool leak

Many of the Central Intelligence Agency's most sensitive hacking tools were so poorly secured that it was only when WikiLeaks published them online in 2017 that the agency realized they had been..
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Julian Assange indictment fails to mention WikiLeaks video that exposed US 'war crimes' in Iraq

julian assange indictment fails to mention wikileaks video that exposed us 'war crimes' in iraq
US prosecutors have failed to include one of WikiLeaks’ most shocking video revelations in the indictment against Julian Assange, a move that has brought accusations the US doesn’t want its “war..
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Julian Assange 'too ill' to attend latest court hearing in US extradition case

Supporter says Wikileaks founder is suffering from an 'underlying lung condition'
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Assange's U.S. extradition case to resume in September, London court rules

Hearings in the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will resume in September after being postponed from later this month because of the coronavirus outbreak, a London court..
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Assange's partner says his life is in danger in London prison

The partner of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday his life is in danger while he is held in a London prison during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Coronavirus forces delay in U.S. extradition case against Assange

Hearings in the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead next month as scheduled because of the coronavirus lockdown which prevents lawyers from attending court,..
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U.S. extradition case against Assange next month postponed, London judge says

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LONDON (Reuters) - The second part of the U.S. extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not go ahead...
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