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Julian Assange was so paranoid about being spied on in the Ecuadorian embassy that he convened meetings in the ladies’ bathroom, surveillance reports show

Julian Assange was so paranoid about being spied on during his time in the Ecuadorian embassy that he held legal meetings in the ladies’ bathroom, surveillance notes seen by El País show. Between 2012 and 2018, Spanish security agency Undercover Global S. L. collected intelligence on the WikiLeaks founder using […]
Julian Assange was so paranoid about being spied on in the Ecuadorian embassy that he convened meetings in the ladies’ bathroom, surveillance reports show
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Julian Assange is suffering ‘psychological torture’ and should not be extradited to the US, the UN’s torture expert said

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange shows signs of psychological torture after several years’ worth of “progressively severe forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment,” the UN’s torture expert Nils Melzer said. The UN’s special rapporteur on torture said Assange had been deliberately exposed to “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment” […]
Julian Assange is suffering ‘psychological torture’ and should not be extradited to the US, the UN’s torture expert said
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Wikileaks said Julian Assange scrubbed all his computers before getting arrested, and claimed the US could plant false evidence on them

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange scrubbed his computers before he was arrested after spending seven years in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, the organisation said. Wikileaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson told The Associated Press that because Assange cleared the computers, any information found on them will be put there by the US or Ecuadorian […]
Wikileaks said Julian Assange scrubbed all his computers before getting arrested, and claimed the US could plant false evidence on them
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Chelsea Manning says in her first TV interview after being released from jail that the Trump administration ‘clearly wants to go after journalists’

The former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning warned Sunday that the Trump administration “clearly wants to go after journalists.” She said to expect more indictments, particularly against national security reporters or “disruptive” press. Manning was released Thursday after spending 62 days in jail on civil contempt charges, after […]
Chelsea Manning says in her first TV interview after being released from jail that the Trump administration ‘clearly wants to go after journalists’
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Leaked security footage shows Julian Assange shadowboxing and jumping up and down during his 7-year exile in the Ecuadorian embassy

Newly leaked security footage from inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London shows Julian Assange exercising in his cramped living quarters. The footage, published by the Daily Mail on Friday, shows Assange shadowboxing, swinging his arms wildly, and jumping up and down. Earlier in April, footage was released of Assange skateboarding […]
Leaked security footage shows Julian Assange shadowboxing and jumping up and down during his 7-year exile in the Ecuadorian embassy
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends Trump’s ‘I love WikiLeaks’ remarks during 2016 campaign following US indictment: ‘The president was making a joke’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that President Donald Trump was just joking in 2016 when he said he loved WikiLeaks. Trump had heaped praise on the anti-secrecy organisation during his presidential campaign in 2016, after it released hacked emails from the Clinton campaign. Yet he appeared […]
Sarah Huckabee Sanders defends Trump’s ‘I love WikiLeaks’ remarks during 2016 campaign following US indictment: ‘The president was making a joke’
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Assange’s arrest was designed to make sure he didn’t press a mysterious panic button he said would bring dire consequences for Ecuador

WikiLeaks’ founder, Julian Assange, was dramatically arrested and carried out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Thursday. British and Ecuadorian authorities engineered the timing and nature of the raid to stop Assange from accessing a panic button he mentioned in the past, Ecuador’s foreign minister said. Specifics on the […]
Assange’s arrest was designed to make sure he didn’t press a mysterious panic button he said would bring dire consequences for Ecuador
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The DOJ’s indictment of Julian Assange ignited a fierce debate between First Amendment advocates and national-security experts, and it’s a harbinger of what lies ahead

The Justice Department’s indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sparked a fierce debate between First Amendment advocates and national-security experts. Assange is accused of conspiring to hack into a classified government computer to help the former army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning obtain sensitive documents and videos pertaining to US […]
The DOJ’s indictment of Julian Assange ignited a fierce debate between First Amendment advocates and national-security experts, and it’s a harbinger of what lies ahead
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Trump dismisses questions about WikiLeaks after Julian Assange’s arrest

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he has no opinion on the recent arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and “knows nothing” about WikiLeaks. Assange, who had been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since he was granted diplomatic asylum in 2012, was arrested Thursday morning after Ecuador […]
Trump dismisses questions about WikiLeaks after Julian Assange’s arrest
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A timeline of Julian Assange’s 6.5-year confinement in a 330-sq.-ft. space in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he hung out with Pamela Anderson and hardly saw the sun

UK police on Thursday arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after Ecuador rescinded his asylum, bringing an end to a nearly seven-year stay in the embassy. During his stay, he dressed his cat in bow ties, befriended Pamela Anderson and Jesse Jackson, and worked out with soccer legend Eric Cantona. Here’s […]
A timeline of Julian Assange’s 6.5-year confinement in a 330-sq.-ft. space in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he hung out with Pamela Anderson and hardly saw the sun
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Roger Stone says Trump’s presidency is in danger, calls Mueller’s Russia probe a ‘speeding bullet’ heading for president’s head

Roger Stone appears to think Donald Trump’s presidency is facing grave danger from the special counsel Robert Mueller. Stone in an interview on Tuesday said Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference is a “speeding bullet heading for” Trump’s head. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earlier this week suggested Mueller’s investigation, […]
Roger Stone says Trump’s presidency is in danger, calls Mueller’s Russia probe a ‘speeding bullet’ heading for president’s head
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The special counsel dropped a huge bombshell in Roger Stone’s indictment, and it’s bad news for Trump

Friday’s indictment against the longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone, who was a senior Trump campaign strategist, contains several significant revelations. Chief among them is the special counsel Robert Mueller’s contention that a “senior Trump Campaign official was directed” to contact Stone about “any additional releases” from WikiLeaks, as well as […]
The special counsel dropped a huge bombshell in Roger Stone’s indictment, and it’s bad news for Trump
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Read the full indictment of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone

Roger Stone, a former Trump campaign adviser, has been arrested and indicted in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. Mueller’s office charged Stone with obstructing investigations, making false statement, and witness tampering. Read the full indictment below. President Donald Trump’s former campaign adviser Roger Stone was […]
Read the full indictment of former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone
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Roger Stone says Jerome Corsi committed a crime by reportedly lying to the FBI

GOP strategist Roger Stone told INSIDER his close associate, Jerome Corsi, committed a crime when he reportedly lied to federal investigators about email correspondences with Stone and the American academic Ted Malloch. Corsi rejected a plea deal from the special counsel Robert Mueller this week because he would have had […]
Roger Stone says Jerome Corsi committed a crime by reportedly lying to the FBI
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Mueller reportedly has potentially damning emails between Roger Stone and Jerome Corsi that throw a wrench in their claims about WikiLeaks

The special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly has several emails from 2016 between the GOP strategist Roger Stone and the far-right commentator Jerome Corsi. In the emails, the two men discuss WikiLeaks’ upcoming document dump. In one email, sent three days after WikiLeaks published its first batch of hacked Democratic National […]
Mueller reportedly has potentially damning emails between Roger Stone and Jerome Corsi that throw a wrench in their claims about WikiLeaks
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Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi is in plea talks with Mueller

The far-right political commentator Jerome Corsi is in plea talks with the special counsel Robert Mueller. Corsi is one of the central figures in Mueller’s investigation into whether members of President Donald Trump’s campaign had advance knowledge of Russia’s hack of the Democratic National Committee and WikiLeaks’ subsequent dissemination of […]
Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi is in plea talks with Mueller
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New text messages show Roger Stone associate Randy Credico may have known more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plans during the 2016 election

NBC News published previously unseen text messages between the GOP strategist Roger Stone and the radio host Randy Credico that appear to indicate Credico knew more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plan to publish hacked Democratic emails during the 2016 election. Credico told INSIDER the text messages did […]
New text messages show Roger Stone associate Randy Credico may have known more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks’ plans during the 2016 election
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Paul Manafort is reportedly hitting the brakes on cooperating with Mueller

Talks between Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia investigation, and Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, have broken down in recent days, ABC News reported Friday. According to the terms of his plea agreement, Manafort is required to cooperate in any and all matters the government deems […]
Paul Manafort is reportedly hitting the brakes on cooperating with Mueller
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Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Roger Stone associate knew Clinton campaign emails had been stolen and given to WikiLeaks

The special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly has evidence suggesting that a close associate of Roger Stone may have had advance knowledge that emails belonging to the Hillary Clinton campaign were hacked and handed to WikiLeaks. Mueller’s team is also investigating whether the associate, Jerome Corsi, passed that information along to […]
Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Roger Stone associate knew Clinton campaign emails had been stolen and given to WikiLeaks
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Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone

Special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on the GOP strategist Roger Stone. Mueller’s questions likely focus on whether Manafort has any knowledge of whether or not Stone knew in advance of WikiLeaks’ plans to dump batches of hacked emails from the Democratic National […]
Mueller is said to be asking Paul Manafort for information on Roger Stone
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WikiLeaks defends InfoWars as a ‘state power critique’ after it’s banned from multiple platforms, including Facebook

WikiLeaks came to the defence of InfoWars on Monday after multiple platforms, including Apple, Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify, banned the website’s content. WikiLeaks took to Twitter and acknowledged the “frequent nonsense” InfoWars publishes, but said banning content from prominent platforms set an unsettling precedent. InfoWars and its founder, Alex Jones, […]
WikiLeaks defends InfoWars as a ‘state power critique’ after it’s banned from multiple platforms, including Facebook
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Roger Stone says he could be indicted by Mueller

Longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone said he thinks “it is a possibility” he could be indicted as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Stone has drawn scrutiny for being in touch with WikiLeaks and the Russia-linked hacker Guccifer 2.0 during the 2016 election. He also said he “communicated” […]
Roger Stone says he could be indicted by Mueller
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WikiLeaks, which published leaked classified information, just called out a reporter at the center of a DOJ investigation into leaks of classified information

The self-described pro-transparency group WikiLeaks elbowed a reporter on Twitter whose data was seized by the Justice Department as part of a federal investigation into leaks of classified information. The organisation quoted the reporter’s tweets, in which she first criticised a fictional character for sleeping with a source to get […]
WikiLeaks, which published leaked classified information, just called out a reporter at the center of a DOJ investigation into leaks of classified information
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Pamela Anderson boasts that she has spoken at the Kremlin ‘many times’ as she defends Putin and Julian Assange in bizarre Fox News interview

Actress Pamela Anderson on Tuesday defended WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and boasted about speaking at the Kremlin during an interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Anderson described Assange as an “incredible” person. The actress and model said the WikiLeaks founder simply desired to help Americans make “educated decisions” as […]
Pamela Anderson boasts that she has spoken at the Kremlin ‘many times’ as she defends Putin and Julian Assange in bizarre Fox News interview
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Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, has died at 37

Adrian Lamo, a hacker who informed the government about Chelsea Manning’s theft of secret documents, has reportedly died. Lamo, who had been previously convicted of illegally hacking into the New York Times’ website, was 37. His cause of death hasn’t been disclosed. Adrian Lamo, the hacker perhaps best known for […]
Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning, has died at 37
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Over 10,000 private Twitter messages from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have been leaked — read Assange’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Russia, and Chelsea Manning

A leaked trove of Twitter messages sent by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was obtained by The Intercept. They cover a host of issues from 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to Russian geopolitics. Highlights from the release are below. More than 11,000 private Twitter messages between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and […]
Over 10,000 private Twitter messages from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have been leaked  —  read Assange’s thoughts on Hillary Clinton, Russia, and Chelsea Manning
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Russian bots are back, Bannon slips up, and Congress delivers Mueller a gold mine: The latest in the Russia probe

The Russia investigation saw major developments on multiple fronts this week. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski frustrated investigators on the House Intelligence Committee when they refused to divulge key details about their time in President Donald Trump’s inner circle. Meanwhile, lawmakers […]
Russian bots are back, Bannon slips up, and Congress delivers Mueller a gold mine: The latest in the Russia probe
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Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland

Chelsea Manning, the transgender former Army private best known for leaking the largest batch of classified government documents in US history, filed papers this week to run for the US Senate in Maryland. She will challenge Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin in his party’s primary later this year. President Barack Obama […]
Chelsea Manning is running for the US Senate in Maryland
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Australian diplomat Alexander Downer sparked the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation

The FBI decided to investigate whether President Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia after early foreign-policy adviser George Papadopoulos told a top Australian diplomat that Russia had compromising information on Hillary Clinton, The New York Times reported. Though there were several events that prompted the bureau to investigate the campaign, Papadopoulos’ […]
Australian diplomat Alexander Downer sparked the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation
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Julian Assange’s Twitter account briefly vanished

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s Twitter account was deleted for a few hours on Sunday but returned Monday morning. The US Navy was also roped into the confusion when it inadvertently sent out a tweet with Assange’s name in quotes; the tweet was quickly deleted. Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, disappeared […]
Julian Assange’s Twitter account briefly vanished
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5 times Trump praised WikiLeaks during his 2016 election campaign

During the 2016 presidential campaign season, emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign were obtained by Russian hackers and subsequently disseminated by WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks and Donald Trump Jr. exchanged several messages during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump praised WikiLeaks, which published damaging leaks related to Hillary […]
5 times Trump praised WikiLeaks during his 2016 election campaign
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