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Assange lawyers file 'extortion' complaint in Spain court

Apr 27, 2019 - 9:03 PM

Spanish media reports say 4 Spaniards have videos and personal documents of Julian Assange

ASSANGE. A video grab taken from AFP TV footage shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he is driven by British Police to Westminster Magistrates Court in London on April 11, 2019. Photo by Agence France-Presse

Assange will cooperate with Sweden, but fight U.S. warrant – lawyer

Apr 14, 2019 - 6:55 PM

'The key issue at the moment is United States extradition, which we have warned about for many years,' lawyer Jennifer Robinson says

Assange's father calls on Australia to bring him home

Apr 14, 2019 - 1:28 PM

John Shipton says he was shocked to see the state of his son Julian Assange when the latter was arrested in London

FAR FROM HOME. This file photo taken on February 05, 2016 shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange coming out on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy to address the media in central London. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Assange held in London jail ahead of long legal fight

Apr 12, 2019 - 10:08 PM

(UPDATED) A legal source familiar with the case tells Agence France-Presse that Julian Assange is being held at Belmarsh prison in southeast London

ASSANGE. A view of Wandsworth prison in southwest London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is believed to be held according to media reports on April 12, 2019. Photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

Quito withdraws Assange's Ecuador citizenship

Apr 11, 2019 - 9:30 PM

(UPDATED) Foreign Minister Jose Valencia says the Ecuadoran government withdrew the citizenship it had granted Assange in 2017 'due to various irregularities found in his paperwork'

ASSANGE. This file photo taken on February 05, 2016 shows WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange coming out on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy to address the media in central London. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Timeline of WikiLeaks founder's Ecuadoran stay

Apr 11, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Julian Assange has been living at Ecuador's embassy in London's plush Knightsbridge district since 2012

ASSANGE IN ECUADOR. In this file photo taken on May 19, 2017 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks from a balcony at the Embassy of Ecuador in London. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Assange arrested in London on U.S. extradition request

Apr 11, 2019 - 5:43 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Footage shot by the Russian video news agency Ruptly shows a frantic-looking Julian Assange being huddled out of the building by burly men in suits and pulled into one of two waiting police vans

ASSANGE. This file photo taken on June 19, 2016 shows the building housing the Ecuadorian embassy in central London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hold up for years. File photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP