Questions tagged [julian-assange]

Questions about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange specifically. Do not use for questions where Assange is merely a current example.

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Why is the British government so determined to arrest Julian Assange?

The UK government has put the Ecuadorian embassy in London on surveillance for years now. AFAIK, Wikileaks has not released any documents damaging to the UK government. Nor has it released any ...
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Can the US ask for Julian Assange's extradition without any official charges?

According to this article: [21-04-2017] US Attorney General Jeff Sessions says arresting Mr Assange is a priority. No charges have been filed against him in the US but US media outlets report ...
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Why is Ecuador protecting Julian Assange for such a long time?

According to this article Ecuador considers inviting a third-party mediator to tackle its long-standing disagreement with Britain over the fate of Julian Assange: The foreign minister said the ...
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Can Julian Assange leave the Ecuadorian embassy after Sweden dropped the investigation against him?

In May 2017 the Swedish authorities dropped the rape investigation against Julian Assange and rescinded the arrest warrant. However Julian Assange still remains at the Ecuadorian embassy, rather than ...
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Why does Assange fear Sweden will extradite him to the USA?

In November 2010, a request was made by Sweden to have Julian Assange extradited from the UK to Sweden, to face charges of rape brought against him. Julian Assange turned himself in to the UK police ...