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Julian Assange Asylum

Matt Sledge

2 Years Into Embassy Stay, Assange Refuses To Answer Questions On Snowden

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

UK, Ecuador Leaders Meet Over Assange

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The British government says its foreign minister has discussed the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with Ecuadorean Vice Presi...

Secret Document Reveals Police Strategy For Julian Assange

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 10.25.2012 | Media

LONDON — A confidential document photographed by Britain's Press Association news agency lays out Scotland Yard's simple strategy for dealing wi...

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.

TRAPPED

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

LONDON — It was a warning meant to remind Ecuador that Britain's patience has limits. But as the stalemate over Julian Assange settled in Friday...

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 ...

U.K. Threatens To Storm Embassy For Assange

AP | GONZALO SOLANO | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador accused Britain on Wednesday of threatening to storm its London embassy to arrest Julian Assange after the U.K. issued ...

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

www.guardian.co.uk | 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...

Ecuador: No Decision On Assange Asylum Until Olympics End

AP | Posted 07.25.2012 | World

QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuador's foreign minister says there will be no decision until after the Summer Olympics on the political exile request of WikiLeak...

British Police Demand Assange Report To Station

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British police served Julian Assange on Thursday with a demand that he report to a police station as the first step in his extradition...

Ecuador Confers Over Assange's Asylum Request

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 08.23.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Ecuador's embassy in London said Saturday that ambassador Anna Alban was traveling to her country's capital to brief President Rafael ...

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 ...