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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sentenced in UK prison
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange was sentenced on 1 May 2019 to 50 weeks (about 1 year 1 month) in a British prison for breaching his bail by entering the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Key Facts The 47-year-old Australian national was arrested when Ecuador terminated his asylum on 11th April 2019. He spent about seven years ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Persons in News
Topics: Britain • Chelsea Manning • Ecuador • Julian Assange • UK • UK Prison • US • Whistle Blower • WikiLeaks
UK: Labour Party calls on May to stop extradition of Assange
The Labour Party of UK has called on the UK Prime Minister Theresa May to stop the extradition of the WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange to the US. Assange has been charged in the US with various offences which are related to his work along with Chelsea Manning. The activist from Australia was earlier by the ..
Topics: Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority • Asylum • Chelsea Manning • Gary McKinnon • Government • Indictment and arrest of Julian Assange • Julian Assange • Theresa May • WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange got arrested in London
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks was taken into custody by London’s Metropolitan Police on 11th April, 2019, at the Ecuadorian Embassy. This charge carries a possible prison sentence of up to 12 months. Julian has been accused of stemming from his alleged role in what the US Justice Department calls “one of the largest compromises ..
Topics: Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority • Asylum • Cryptography • Cypherpunks • Journalists • Julian Assange • News leaks • Politics • Reception of WikiLeaks • WikiLeaks
Ecuador grants citizenship to Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks
Ecuador has granted citizenship to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in an attempt to resolve the political impasse over his continued presence in the United Kingdom (UK). Ecuador Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa informed that Assange, who is an Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12, 2017. This news announced on January 12, 2018. Assange ..
Topics: Assange v Swedish Prosecution Authority • Cryptography • Government • Indictment and arrest of Julian Assange • Julian Assange • María Fernanda Espinosa • Politics • WikiLeaks
Ecuador grants political asylum to Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Latin American country Ecuador granted political asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Who is Julian Assange? Julian Assange is an Australian editor, activist, political talk show host, computer programmer, publisher and a journalist. He is famous as editor-in-chief and founder of Wikileaks. What is Wikileaks? It is a media website which is an international, self-described, ..
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2012
Topics: Asylum • Creative works • Cypherpunks • Government • Indictment and arrest of Julian Assange • Julian Assange • News leaks • Politics • Reception of WikiLeaks • WikiLeaks