JulianAssange

  • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange granted Ecuadorian citizenship

    (CNN) Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Speaking at a news conference in Quito, Espinosa said Assange was granted naturalization on December 12. She called the measure “one more ring of protection” for Assange, who has been holed...
  • Rape probe dropped for WikiLeaks’ Assange; uncertainty ahead

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden’s top prosecutor on Friday dropped an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years, saying that’s because there’s no possibility of arresting him “in the foreseeable future.” The announcement by prosecutor Marianne Ny means the outspoken WikiLeaks leader no...