The Guardian report claiming WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange met with Paul Manafort is fake news, says the former consul in Ecuador’s London embassy, Fidel Narváez. But it is true that Trump’s ex-campaign chairman met with new Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to discuss handing Assange over to the US.
Since Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen, President Moreno must protect his rights, says Alfred de Zayas, former UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order
DW. Ecuadorian authorities are about to expel WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from their London embassy, investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald reported. Assange was granted asylum in 2012 to avoid extradition to the US. Assange has staged occasional public appearances from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London The UK and Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno are…
Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, comments on the recent revelations in The Guardian that Ecuador spent millions of dollars on Assange’s security, on his current total isolation, and on the current government’s apparent lack of interest in guaranteeing Assange’s political asylum
Julian Assange’s lawyers tried to have his arrest warrant dismissed because Sweden dropped its extradition request last May. However, a UK judge reaffirmed the warrant, which exposes him to the possibility of a secret US extradition request
Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger says Swedish authorities should be ’embarrassed’ for pursuing what he called trumped up accusations against Assange and also how journalists are increasingly targeted as enemies of the state.
Overshadowed by revelations of Trump’s sexual assaults on women, the documents published by Wikileaks expose the Democratic candidate as a servant of corporate and military power, says author and journalist Doug Henwood