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Leaked secrets, an embassy saga, and legal battles: Julian Assange’s controversial years

Leaked secrets, an embassy saga, and legal battles: Julian Assange’s controversial years

Julian Assange, the 52-year-old Australian fighting extradition from Britain to the United States, is for some a fearless campaigner for press freedom. For others, he was reckless with classified information, possibly endangering sources.Assange is the figurehead of WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website that exposed government secrets worldwide, ...
Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing to fight US extradition

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing to fight US extradition

Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".WikiLeaks founder Julian
Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing against extradition to US

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing against extradition to US

Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".WikiLeaks founder Julian
Anthony Albanese says he’s working with Julian Assange’s team on strategy to bring him home

Anthony Albanese says he’s working with Julian Assange’s team on strategy to bring him home

Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".Prime Minister Anthony

Leaked secrets, an embassy saga, and legal battles: Julian Assange’s controversial years

Leaked secrets, an embassy saga, and legal battles: Julian Assange’s controversial years
Julian Assange, the 52-year-old Australian fighting extradition from Britain to the United States, is for some a fearless campaigner for press freedom. For others, he was reckless with classified information, possibly endangering sources.Assange is the figurehead of WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website that exposed government secrets worldwide, ...

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing to fight US extradition

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing to fight US extradition
Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".WikiLeaks founder Julian

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing against extradition to US

Julian Assange ‘too unwell’ to attend last-ditch hearing against extradition to US
Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".WikiLeaks founder Julian

Anthony Albanese says he’s working with Julian Assange’s team on strategy to bring him home

Anthony Albanese says he’s working with Julian Assange’s team on strategy to bring him home
Key PointsAssange was arrested in 2019 after spending seven years holed up in Ecuador's London embassy.UK courts previously blocked his extradition, but the High Court reversed the decision on appeal in 2021.Assange's lawyers are now appealing on grounds including that the decades-long prison sentence he faces is "disproportionate".Prime Minister Anthony