“If I have to choose between being an inmate or a president, I’d rather be a president, even from afar,” Carles Puigdemont says.
The WikiLeaks founder wants to talk with U.K. and U.S. authorities about his legal status now that Swedish authorities have ended their seven-year investigation.
Wealthy politicians and businessmen suspected of wrongdoing in their native lands are fleeing to a safe haven where their wealth and influence shields them from arrest.
Julian Assange Speaks About Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Election and the Litany of Charges Against Him
In a 25-minute interview, WikiLeaks' founder gives an analysis of the emails he published from the personal account of John Podesta (Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign chairman), and much more.
In an aggressive op-ed published by The Hill on Tuesday, the party’s presidential nominee argues that the organization known for publishing secret information from anonymous sources provides a valuable service by exposing “corruption and wrongdoing.”
The panel is expected to announce Friday a finding that the WikiLeaks founder's long stay in Ecuador's London embassy is the result of improper actions by Sweden and Britain.
The former N.S.A. contractor-turned-whistleblower, who has been living in Russia, also called it "extraordinary."
The persecution of Julian Assange is about to flare again as it enters a dangerous stage. On Aug. 20, three-quarters of the Swedish prosecutor’s case against Assange regarding sexual misconduct in 2010 will disappear as the statute of limitations expires. Meanwhile, Washington’s obsession with Assange and WikiLeaks has intensified. Indeed, it is vindictive American power that offers the greatest threat -- as Chelsea Manning and those still held in Guantanamo can attest.