Julian Assange’s Fate Has Nothing to Do With Press Freedom

The Ecuadorian embassy in London has finally given Julian Assange the boot. After seven years providing sanctuary to the co-creator of WikiLeaks, the notorious secret-leaking website, the government of Ecuador–and its tortured embassy staffers–gave him up. They allowed British police to remove Assange, forcibly, on Thursday morning. Now, in the custody of the UK, the […]

Julain Assange’s Fate Has Nothing to Do With Press Freedom

The Ecuadorian embassy in London has finally given Julian Assange the boot. After seven years providing sanctuary to the co-creator of WikiLeaks, the notorious secret-leaking website, the government of Ecuador–and its tortured embassy staffers–gave him up. They allowed British police to remove Assange, forcibly, on Thursday morning. Now, in the custody of the UK, the […]

What Happens Now that Wikileaks’ Julian Assange Has Been Arrested—Twice

The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange could face extradition to the United States after being arrested twice in London on Thursday. Assange had spent seven years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, where he had diplomatic asylum to prevent being extradited to Sweden to face sexual molestation and rape inquiries. On Thursday, Ecuador finally gave him […]