Latest Julian Assange News

WikiLeaks founder Assange faces his last legal roll of the dice in Britain to avoid US extradition

Feb. 20, 2024 15:59 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange's lawyers opened a final U.K. legal challenge Tuesday to stop the WikiLeaks founder from being sent to the United States to face spying charges, arguing that American authorities are seeking to punish him for exposing serious criminal acts by the U.S. government. ...

John Pilger, Australia-born journalist and filmmaker known for covering Cambodia, dies at 84

Dec. 31, 2023 10:35 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — John Pilger, an Australia-born journalist and documentary filmmaker known for his coverage of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, has died, his family said Sunday. He was 84. A statement from his family, posted on X, formerly Twitter, said Pilger died on Saturday in London....