June 4, 2018
Julian Assange’s has been arrested and faces extradition charges to the United States; see here for ongoing legal, political and other developments
May 23, 2019
Today federal prosecutors unsealed a new, 18-count superseding indictment charging Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act, the first use of the 1917 law against a publisher.
May 20, 2019
Three weeks before the U.S. deadline to file its final extradition request for Assange, Ecuadorian officials are travelling to London to allow U.S. prosecutors to help themselves to Assange’s belongings.
May 2, 2019
Assange: "I won't surrender myself for extradition for doing journalism that has won many awards and protected many people." Kristinn Hrafnsson: “The fight has just begun. It will be a long one and a hard one."
May 1, 2019
The judge rejected all of the defence’s arguments, dismissed the UN's ruling that Assange's detention was arbitrary, and sentenced Assange to nearly the maximum possible sentence allowed
April 23, 2019
"Why is it that journalists are being held to a higher standard of behavior than the President of the United States?"
April 17, 2019
The charge against Assange already threatens journalistic activity. More (& even more disturbing) charges are widely expected