Assange criticizes the costly investment of the British Government to guard him

As “shameful” called the spending of about 10 million pounds (13 million euros), Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks by guarding him at the Embassy of Ecuador in London, in order to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange regrets, through his spokesman Kristinn...

UK: If the Swedish justice decides to interrogate Assange in London, we will support it

The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Hugo Swire, affirmed on Tuesday that the UK Government would do “absolutely everything” so that the Swedish justice interrogate in London the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. Swire said in the House of Commons that...

UK: We hope Ecuador helps solveing the situation of Assange

The UK has sought the cooperation of Ecuador in order to find “an end” to the “difficult and expensive” situation of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, exiled for two years in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In a joint press conference between the...

Assange expects to leave “soon” the Ecuadorian embassy in London

Julian Assange has assured this Monday morning that he will leave “soon” the Embassy of Ecuador in London, where he has taken refuge over two years in order to avoid extradition to Sweden. “I can confirm that I will leave the embassy soon,” Assange said,...

Foreign Minister Patiño travels to London for 2nd Anniversary of asylum to Assange

Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, said Friday he will travel to London with occasion of the second anniversary of the asylum that the Ecuadorian government granted on August 16, 2012 to WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange Australian, held at the Embassy of Ecuador in the British...

Russia grants Snowden residence permit for 3 years

Russia has extended for a period of three years residence permit former CIA analyst Edward Snowden, today announced its legal adviser, Anatoly Kucherena. Thus, Snowden can live in this country until August 1, 2017 and freely travel abroad, where it can stay for a maximum period...

Snowden seeks renewal of temporary political asylum in Russia

Anatoli Kucherena, legal advisor to former CIA analyst Edward Snowden, today announced that he has applied for renewal of the temporary political asylum for his client in Russia, where Snowden arrived on June 23, 2013 from Hong Kong. “Edward still remains in Russia and we have...

Assange’s Defense requests withdraw of arrest warrant to Swedish court

Swedish lawyers of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange presented today before a court in Stockholm a petition to withdraw a detention order issued in absentia against his client in 2010 by four alleged sex crimes. Assange has spent two years living in Ecuador’s embassy in...