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RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

Dec 16, 2021 Deutsche Welle

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits' when it comes to jailing journalists in 2021.

Julian Assange Extradition: US Preparing To Appeal UK's Refusal

Oct 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

A lower court in the UK in January refused American request to extradite whistleblower Julian Assange on spying charges over WikiLeaks' publication of secret military documents a decade ago.

Ecuadorian Court Revokes Citizenship For Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange

Ecuadorian authorities say Assange's naturalization letter had multiple inconsistencies, different signatures, the possible alteration of documents and unpaid fees, among other issues.

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Denied Bail By UK Court

Jan 06, 2021 PTI

Earlier, a UK judge rejected the United States' request to extradite Julian Assange in connection with an espionage case

UK Judge Refuses Extradition Of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange To US

The US government said it will appeal the decision

30 May, 2019

Julian Assange Misses Brief Court Hearing, WikiLeaks Says He Is Ill

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange was expected to appear from prison via video link at a brief extradition hearing on Thursday at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

24 May, 2019

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks Founder Charged With Violation Of US Espionage Act

Outlook Web Bureau

The Justice Department unveiled 17 new charges against Assange, accusing him of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning with stealing secret US files, and also recklessly exposing and endangering confidential sources in the Middle East and China, who were named in the files.

13 May, 2019

Julian Assange: Swedish Prosecutors To Announce Their Decision On Rape Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange, who denies the charges, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in 2012.

01 May, 2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Sentenced To 50 Weeks In British Jail For Skipping Bail

Outlook Web Bureau

Julian Assange was found guilty of violating his bail conditions when he entered Ecuador's London Embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden in 2012.

16 April, 2019

Hit By 40 Million Cyber-Attacks Since Julian Assange's Arrest: Ecuador

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange was arrested and carried out of Ecuador's embassy in London on Thursday after President Lenin Moreno removed his diplomatic protection following seven years of self-imposed exile in the building.

14 April, 2019

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Will Cooperate With Sweden, But Fight US warrant: Lawyer

Outlook Web Bureau

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder is in custody in London awaiting sentencing for breaching his British bail conditions in 2012 by seeking refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.

13 April, 2019

Julian Assange Rape Probe May Be Reopened, Says Sweden

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange was accused of rape and other sexual offences, against two women, following a WikiLeaks conference in Stockholm in 2010.

11 April, 2019

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested In London After Ecuador Terminates His Political Asylum

Outlook Web Bureau

The 47-year-old Australian national has been holed up in a back room of the Ecuador embassy in central London for nearly seven years for fear of being extradited to the US.

28 September, 2018

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Steps Down

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange is being replaced by the organisation's former spokesperson Kristinn Hrafnsson.

29 March, 2018

Ecuador Cuts Julian Assange's Internet Again After He 'Interferes In Other Country's Affairs'

Outlook Web Bureau

It came after Assange on Monday used Twitter to challenge Britain's accusation that Russia was responsible for the March 4 nerve agent poisoning

12 January, 2018

Ecuador Grants Citizenship To WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange, a 46-year-old Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12.

12 January, 2018

Ecuador Grants Citizenship To WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Outlook Web Bureau

Assange, a 46-year-old Australian, became an Ecuadoran citizen on December 12.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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