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Julian Assange Asylum

Matt Sledge

2 Years Into Embassy Stay, Assange Refuses To Answer Questions On Snowden | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

With British police still surrounding the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he is holed up, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange joined an international ...

Matt Sledge

Julian Assange Claims WikiLeaks Is Working With Edward Snowden's Lawyers | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Speaking on the one-year anniversary of his flight to the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that his group has a "co...

'No Progress' In Assange Talks

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - Talks between Britain and Ecuador ended with no breakthrough over Julian Assange, the British Foreign Office said on Mon...

Assange Speaks Out About Being Holed Up

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | Media

LONDON, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange said on Thursday the United States would have to give up its "immoral" investigation in...

Sweden's Shame

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 11.07.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The people of Sweden should not allow their government to continue to disgrace itself in another international governmental crime - this one a pernicious attack on freedom of expression - simply because Washington wants them to do so.

Assange Could Be Trapped In Embassy For A Very Long Time

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | Media

* Assange says hopes Sweden will drop case against him * Has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy since June 19 By Eduardo...

Assange Lightning Rod Places U.S. Bullying and South American Contradictions on Vivid Display

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 10.21.2012 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

For just one man, Julian Assange has certainly managed to discombobulate a large swathe of the geopolitical system. It now seems fair to say that the high-stakes drama unfolding in London and the Ecuadoran Embassy has taken on wider political implications.

Assange Case Sparks Fraught Debate About Rape And Politics

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media

* Poll finds men more sympathetic to Assange than women * Politician says alleged rape was "bad sexual etiquette" * Case...

My Visit to a London Embassy Under Threat

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.19.2012 | World
Jeff Cohen

Besides all the mainstream journalists, cameras and satellite trucks across the street from Ecuador's embassy, I was heartened to see British citizens protesting their government's actions.

Julian Assange Attacks U.S Over 'Witch Hunt' Against Wikileaks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.19.2012 | Media

Julian Assange spoke in public on Sunday for the first time in months. He addressed a large crowd of supporters from the Ecuadorian embassy in London,...

Ecuador Grants Asylum, Respecting Human Rights Despite Threats From UK

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Ecuador's decision to grant political asylum to Assange was both predictable and reasonable. But it is also a ground-breaking case that has considerable historic significance.

Julian Assange Granted Asylum

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange was granted political asylum by Ecuador on Thursday, setting up a standoff with the British government, which has vowed...

UK Vows To Arrest Julian Assange No Matter What

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

* Britain could revoke Ecuadorian embassy's diplomatic status * Ecuador: "We're not a British colony". * Three Assange ...

Ecuador: UK's Threatening To Forcibly Capture Assange In Our Embassy

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

* Quito says has received written threat from UK * Ecuador to announce Assange asylum decision on Thursday By Jose Llang...

Ecuador Denies Reports About Granting Asylum To Julian Assange

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

* President Correa and foreign minister deny media rumors * Decision on asylum for WikiLeaks founder expected this week ...

Julian Assange To Be Granted Asylum In Ecuador: Report | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

Ecuador's president Rafael Correa has agreed to give Julian Assange asylum, officials within Ecuador's government have said....

Ecuador Trying To Avoid Assange Extradition To Sweden

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

* Assange in Ecuador's London embassy for six weeks * Sweden rejects offer to question Assange in London * Ecuador to wa...

Julian Assange Speaks Out

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Media

* Assange gathering documents to support asylum application * Ecuador to analyze application carefully, says Correa (Adds comments ...

Assange Ready For Arrest If Denied Asylum

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Media

(Previous SYDNEY, releads with new quotes, details, background) By Alessandra Prentice LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - Wiki...