WikiLeaks

1:08pm

Tue June 19, 2012
The Two-Way

Ecuador Says WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Has Asked President For Asylum

Originally published on Tue June 19, 2012 2:27 pm

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

Ecuador's foreign minister says the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has requested political asylum.

Ricardo Patiño Aroca said on his twitter account that Assange had submitted his request at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

"The Ecuadorian government is analyzing his request," said Patiño.

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9:00am

Thu June 14, 2012
The Two-Way

Wikileaks Founder Loses Bid To Stop Extradition From Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

Julian Assange, the creator of the secret-spilling website, Wikileaks, lost his appeal to Britain's highest court to stop his impending extradition to Sweden. He's wanted there for questioning in connection with sexual assault allegations lodged by two women. He claims the sex was consensual.

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3:58pm

Fri June 8, 2012
The Two-Way

Court Refuses To Dismiss Charges Against WikiLeaks Suspect

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 4:38 pm

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, left, is escorted from a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., on Thursday.
Patrick Semansky AP

A military judge refused to dimiss 10 of the 22 counts against Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who stands accused of giving classified information to WikiLeaks.

The AP reports:

"Col. Denise Lind also indicated she will postpone Pfc.Bradley Manning's trial, currently set to start Sept. 21, to November or January because of procedural delays.

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6:32am

Wed May 30, 2012
The Two-Way

WikiLeaks' Assange Has Two Weeks To Appeal Extradition Decision

Originally published on Wed May 30, 2012 7:33 am

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange last December.
Geoff Caddick AFP/Getty Images

While Britain's Supreme Court today said that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden to face accusations of sex assault, he was also given two weeks to appeal that ruling.

Assange's lawyer said that she needs that time to probe whether the court's decision was based in part on matters that weren't argued during the legal proceedings.

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4:00pm

Sat March 17, 2012
The Two-Way

WikiLeaks Founder Assange To Run For Australian Senate

Originally published on Sat March 17, 2012 5:50 pm

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

Here's one way to spend time under house arrest: The WikiLeaks creator will run for the Senate in Australia, his home country. The revelation appeared, typically, on WikiLeaks' Twitter feed:

Assange is under house arrest in England, fighting extradition to Sweden, where he's accused of two sex crimes.

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