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It is their intention to show he was acting out of a sense of duty in the hope of alerting Americans to what was being done in their names in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars
He may have been confined to London’s Ecuadorean Embassy for almost a year, but Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks website published its latest work today: more than 1.7 million US diplomatic communications from the years 1973-1976, which it has dubbed “The Kissinger Cables”.
The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks could be set to release another batch of classified government information, it was suggested today.
Jemima Khan has warned Wikileaks founder Julian Assange that he risks falling from a “hero” to the Australian L Ron Hubbard, expecting his supporters to follow him “unquestioningly, in blinkered, cultish devotion”.
Did it change the world, or just distract us for a day or two? Richard Askwith introduces our look-back at the past 12 months.
The British star of the small screen will reportedly join Benedict Cumberbatch in the DreamWorks movie about Julian Assange
Our diarist reports some deeply felt remarks by the former Tory MP
A military judge on Thursday accepted the terms under which the young Army private charged in one of the largest leaks of classified material in US history would plead guilty to lesser charges, a move that raises questions about whether the government will proceed with its most serious charges.
Respect MP George Galloway has defended his controversial claim that a sexual assault allegation against WikiLeaks campaigner Julian Assange amounted to no more than bad “sexual etiquette”.
The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could yet avoid extradition for questioning over sexual assault allegations after Ecuadorean government officials invited the Swedish authorities to London, offering to host an interview there instead.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is little closer to discovering whether his request for political asylum in Ecuador will be accepted after he spent a third night at the country's embassy in London.
Bradley Manning challenges prosecution for allegedly divulging secrets to WikiLeaks
US Army private accused of sending secrets to WikiLeaks turns fire on judge as trial begins
The highest court in the land today granted permission for Julian Assange to appeal against his extradition to Sweden, where he faces sex crime allegations.
Julian of the opera
Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has suspended its publication wing in order to launch a new fundraising drive as founder Julian Assange admitted that his organisation could be bankrupt by the end of the year.