Julian Assange

Australian editor, activist, publisher and journalist

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Julian Paul Assange is an Australian journalist, computer programmer, and the founder and director of WikiLeaks. Assange describes himself as an advocate of information transparency and market libertarianism. Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, an international publishing organisation known for revealing war crimes, human rights abuses, and corruption. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by Chelsea Manning. These leaks included the Collateral Murder video, the Afghanistan war logs, the Iraq war logs, and CableGate. After the 2010 leaks, the United States government launched a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks and asked allied nations for assistance.

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They try to tell the truth as they see it. If that offends people, perhaps the real questions are for those so easily aggrieved.
Credit: The Age - Published 6 days ago

A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on a so-called instigation charge, the attorney general's..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The Wikileaks founder has transformed whistleblowing and journalism. His extradition to the US would have a chilling effect, writes his former co-author.
Credit: The Age - Published 1 week ago

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