Australia has confirmed that Julian Assange has a valid passport, a key development for the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who fears that Ecuador seeks to end his asylum in its London embassy and extradite him to the United States. Read more.
“It is time that Mr. Assange, who has already paid a high price for peacefully exercising his rights to freedom of opinion, expression and information, and to promote the right to truth in the public interest, recovers his freedom,” the U.N. experts said said.
US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman reportedly Paul Manafort met with Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2013, 2015, and the spring of 2016.
“SCOOP: US Department of Justice ‘accidentally’ reveals existence of sealed charges (or a draft for them) against WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange in apparent cut-and-paste error in an unrelated case also at the Eastern District of Virginia,” Wikileaks wrote on Twitter.