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UN rules in favour of Julian Assange

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A United Nations panel which was considering a case by Julian Assange that he had been unlawfully detained by the UK and Sweden has ruled in his favour, the BBC has reported. The founder of Wikileaks — who has been living in London’s Ecuadorian embassy since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden for …

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Julian Assange sues US military over secrecy of Bradley Manning trial

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Julian Assange (above) and a coalition of activists and journalists filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the military judge overseeing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial in a bid to open access to the secretive proceedings. During the trial both access to transcripts and prosecution and defense motions have been virtually …

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War criminal Henry Kissinger: ‘Illegal we do immediately; unconstitutional takes a little longer’

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WikiLeaks has published the ‘Kissinger Cables’: its largest public release of documents in nearly a year, totaling some 1.7 million classified files, including information on the US’s secret diplomatic history. A variety of files have been collected and collated, including from congressional correspondence, intelligence reports, and cables. Julian Assange, who …

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Assange’s WikiLeaks Party opens for membership in Australia

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne. Julian Assange’s new political party is open for membership, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter on Saturday. The party must enlist 500 dues-paying members to officially register with the Australian Electoral …

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Assange officially applies for the Australian Senate elections

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has submitted his application to the Australian Electoral Commission. This is the first step in his attempt to become an Australian senator in September 2013 elections in Victoria state. The electoral enrolment application was handed to the Australian Electoral Commission in Melbourne on behalf of Assange …

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Assange to start Wikileaks party, run for Australian Senate

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says he intends to run for a seat in the Australian Senate in next year’s federal election and will announce the formation of a WikiLeaks party. He made the announcement from the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been living in the embassy for the past …

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WikiLeaks publishes terror detainee manuals

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Whistleblowing website WikiLeaks is releasing over 100 classified documents detailing US Department of Defense procedures for running Guantanamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, Camp Bucca and other infamous prisons where terror suspects are detained. The directives and manuals, which for more than a decade directed the US military’s policy for treatment of …

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