UK judge backs US appeal in Assange extradition case
A British judge on Wednesday gave the US government extra grounds to appeal a refusal to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after it argued the initial ruling relied on a witness who misled court.
Assange fiancée calls on US to drop extradition case
Julian Assange's fiancée called Wednesday on President Joe Biden to drop the US case against the WikiLeaks founder after a British court granted the US permission to appeal for his extradition.
Assange case remains threat to investigative journalism: analysts
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange dodged a bullet Monday when a British judge refused to extradite him to the United States to face charges under an espionage law, but experts say his case remains an ominous threat to press freedom.
Virus scare halts Assange extradition hearing
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition hearing in London was on Thursday adjourned until next week after the partner of one of the legal representatives reported suffering coronavirus symptoms.
Rights group seeks asylum for Assange in France
A French rights group urged the government Thursday to offer political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, addressing an appeal to his former lawyer, Eric Dupond-Moretti, now Justice Minister.
Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May
A British judge on Thursday paused Julian Assange's extradition hearing following four days of intense legal wrangling over Washington's request for the WikiLeaks founder to stand trial there on espionage charges.
Britain starts hearing US case for extraditing Assange
Britain on Monday began hearing Washington's extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in a test case of media freedoms in the digital age and the limits of US justice.
Trump 'offered pardon' to Assange if he denied Russia leak, court hears
US President Donald Trump promised to pardon WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he denied Russia leaked emails of his 2016 election rival's campaign, a London court was told on Wednesday.