Julian Assange ‘cross trained’ with former Manchester United footballer Eric Cantona sweating on Assange’s treadmill. The whistleblower’s rendezvous left journalists guessing what the deal is behind the two as the video of them training emerged online.
A Swedish court has set the date for the Assange “rape case” hearing for July 16. The announcement comes as Twitter is bombarded with happy birthday wishes to the WikiLeaks founder, who turned 43 on Thursday, his second year at the Ecuadorean embassy.
Julian Assange has been asked to be a guest model at London Fashion Week in September. The plan is to have the catwalk moved to the Ecuadorian embassy, where the wanted WikiLeaks founder is taking refuge.
Julian Assange’s lawyers are demanding Swedish prosecutors reveal texts from the woman in the ‘rape’ scandal, currently hanging over the WikiLeaks founder. Changes in the law allow this and the defense team is appealing to cancel the arrest warrant.
The consequences of Julian Assange's actions forced him to live inside the Ecuadorian embassy for two years, but his spirit is high and he is dedicated to work, investigative journalist and spokesperson for WikiLeaks Kristinn Hrafnsson told RT.
Journalism has always relied on whistleblowers who should be praised for their extraordinary courage, journalist and filmmaker John Pilger told RT, adding the case against Julian Assange is a ridiculous attempt at retaliation for WikiLeaks disclosures.
Julian Assange has launched his very own Q&A thread on Reddit on the day which marks his two years of confinement within the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Users posed the WikiLeaks founder with questions on his life in the embassy, Snowden and best leak.
The fortunes of Julian Assange provide a salutary lesson in how political dissidents are often successfully marginalized, de-legitimized, and isolated by governments when they start to have a serious impact.
Julian Assange, a modern day hero and enemy of state, is preparing to mark two years in captivity inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, with another major leak of state secrets and a fresh challenge to escape legal limbo.
Julian Assange, hiding inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for almost two years, may remain there indefinitely, the Ecuadorean ambassador said, adding “it’s a pity” that UK citizens have to cover the growing policing bill.
In the near future governments will control every aspect of human life, with even human DNA taken at birth and encoded right into your ID, says Julian Assange. A conference in New York discusses whether the internet might become a tool of suppression.