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A UK judge specifically cited ‘extreme’ US prison conditions in ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the US

A UK judge ruled on Monday that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the United States. Judge Vanessa Baraitser specifically cited the “extreme conditions” of prisoners in the US housed with “special administrative measures” (SAMs) which would be applied to Assange. Assange is wanted by the US government […]
A UK judge specifically cited ‘extreme’ US prison conditions in ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange won’t be extradited to the US
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces broadened charges of conspiring with ‘Anonymous’ hackers in new federal grand jury indictment

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing a new grand jury indictment charging him with conspiring with “Anonymous” and “LulzSec”-affiliated hackers to access classified US government documents. The Department of Justice said in a press release Wednesday that a Virginia grand jury returned a second superseding indictment that doesn’t add new […]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces broadened charges of conspiring with ‘Anonymous’ hackers in new federal grand jury indictment
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Here are the most explosive revelations from the newly released, less redacted version of the Mueller report

A less redacted version of the former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation reveals damaging new details about the Trump campaign’s knowledge of WikiLeaks’ document dumps during the 2016 election. Multiple top Trump campaign aides told investigators that Trump himself, then the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, knew […]
Here are the most explosive revelations from the newly released, less redacted version of the Mueller report
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The CIA’s massive ‘Vault 7’ leak resulted from ‘woefully lax’ security protocols within the agency’s own network, an internal report found

The theft of highly classified cyberweapons from the CIA in 2016 resulted from the agency’s elite hacking unit’s failure to secure its own systems from intruders, according to an internal report obtained by The Washington Post. The CIA discovered the breach when the radical pro-transparency group WikiLeaks published the information […]
The CIA’s massive ‘Vault 7’ leak resulted from ‘woefully lax’ security protocols within the agency’s own network, an internal report found
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Prosecutors in Sweden have dropped their rape investigation into Julian Assange

Prosecutors in Sweden said on Tuesday that they will formally drop an investigation into allegations of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding Julian Assange,” a statement from the Swedish Prosecution Authority said, according to the […]
Prosecutors in Sweden have dropped their rape investigation into Julian Assange