Mr Assange's lawyers called him a 'victim' and Edward Snowden accused Britain and Sweden of setting a 'dangerous precedent'
A UN panel said Mr Assange's stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy and previous imprisonment constituted 'arbitrary detention'
A spokesperson said his stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy was 'voluntary' and denied detaining him
Mr Assange said he expects the 'immediate return' of his passport
Swedish authorities will submit questions to officials, who will then quiz the Wikileaks founder about them
Ecuador previously said that they would not allow Assange to be questioned at their embassy in London without a judicial agreement with Sweden
Wikileaks have claimed they have the obtained the emails of CIA Director John Brennan and intend to publish them soon.
Assange’s doctor says he needs an MRI scan on his shoulder
Politicians and ordinary people have been largely excluded from TPP negotiations, leaving it in the hands of multinational corporations
'There will always be surprises'
Yes, the programme skewed to the left but, no, it wasn’t tosh
Establishment figures still fail to portray the Internet in a balanced light
The sit-down photo shoot and candid chat with a glossy magazine is usually the preserve of footballers and their wives. The founder of an organisation whose stated aim is to “open governments” by leaking sensitive information is perhaps a less obvious cover star.
The WikiLeaks founder's journey from teenage hacker to activist hero, then to international fugitive in a sex case, is inspiring a hard-diskful of film-makers. Nick Hasted has the data
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The whistleblower behind a series of leaks that revealed the United States was spying on its allies has applied for political asylum in Russia, it has emerged, as the French President François Hollande threatened to call off EU negotiations on a major trade deal unless the snooping stopped.