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Prosecutor fighting to extradite Assange 'has biased view of men'

The prosecutor seeking to have Julian Assange extradited to Sweden on sexual assault allegations is a "well-known radical feminist" with a "biased view" of men, a court heard yesterday.

Soldier accused of leaks hopes to be freed over ‘denial of rights’

Lawyers acting for Bradley Manning, the US intelligence analyst accused of stealing classified diplomatic cables later made public by WikiLeaks, may file for the charges against him to be dismissed on the grounds that the nine months he has been held in solitary confinement breach his constitutional rights. While Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, attended an extradition hearing in London yesterday accompanied by his court of celebrity backers and 100 journalists, 23-year-old Manning spent another day in solitary confinement in his tiny, bare prison cell under conditions which have been described as inhumane and tantamount to psychological torture.

Assange prosecutor is 'anti-men'

The prosecutor who wants WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange extradited to Sweden to face sex charges is "biased" against men, a court heard today.

WikiLeaks founder threatens to sue 'The Guardian' for libel

The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is threatening to sue The Guardian for libel after claims in a book published by the newspaper about its collaboration with him.

Village People: Flipping journalists

As David Cameron's new director of communications, Craig Oliver, above, says goodbye to his years at the BBC, it seems the right moment to recall a striking piece of political journalism in which he played a central part. It was a 10 O'Clock News report about David Cameron's politics – how one minute he was a touchy feely Tory preaching understanding for hoodies, and the next he was a tough law and order man.

Police sex file on WikiLeaks founder is itself leaked

A confidential police report detailing sexual assault allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been leaked online, days before a hearing to decide whether he should be extradited to Sweden.

Joan Smith: A gilded cage, but it's still slavery

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Assange's collaborators get their knives out

The editors of 'The New York Times' and 'The Guardian' deliver their verdicts on life with the founder of WikiLeaks

Assange attacks banker's arrest

The founder of WikiLeaks attacked Switzerland yesterday for arresting a Swiss banker on suspicion of breaching banking secrecy instead of investigating the tax evasion he said he had uncovered.

Race is on to cash in on WikiLeaks

Rival Hollywood studios and publishers rush to tell Julian Assange's story

Wikileaks to 'disclose tax dodge files'

On Wednesday morning former banker Rudolf Elmer will appear before a court in Zurich for the start of a criminal trial that could see him bankrupted and imprisoned.

WikiLeaks founder's lawyers 'named women in rape case'

Julian Assange's legal team has been criticised for inadvertently naming two women who claim he sexually assaulted them.

Julian Assange's legal team under fire for naming rape accusers

Legal representatives of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange came under fire today for inadvertently publicly naming two women who claim he raped them.

Joan Smith: The war of words claims terrible casualties

Someone turns on the TV and sees a politician being interviewed. He's never voted for her party, he disagrees with what she's saying and he doesn't like her hair. What does he do? He discovers her email address and lets her know what he'd like to do to a bitch like her.

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