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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
Alex Gibney, 130mins
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.
Carriers who fly him to the UK are told they face fines and the costs of his detention
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”.
As Julian Assange addresses Oxford students via a small screen, we get a sneak peak of the Sherlock star playing him on the big screen
Sebastian Salek believes that such a controversial figure should not be allowed a platform
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.
Daniel Bruhl from Inglorious Basterds to step in
George Galloway MP offers his response to Rob Marchant's criticisms of the Respect party and its members
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
Everyone – politico, activist – seems to think they can play host. Luke Blackall points out that good conversation is an art
histleblowing website begins release of 5 million hacked emails from US intelligence firm Stratfor