May 22, 2017 22
Ecuador has granted Julian Assange's asylum, the UK must honour that, and Australia must see that they do. Because no matter your opinion on the man or his recent political choices, the whole Swedish investigation has been a stitch-up from the start.
January 20, 2017 20
Is Julian Assange's long stint in the Ecuadorian embassy a martyr's travail or a narcissist's temper tantrum?
December 8, 2016 11
The rape allegations against Assange were an early manifestation of a split on the left/progressive side. That has deepened with his release of his second interview with prosecutors.
November 30, 2015 16
It's become clear that the Swedish and UK governments will do virtually anything to ensure the investigation of Julian Assange never proceeds.
August 14, 2015 9
The statute of limitations has expired on three of the accusations facing Assange, but one remains. But Crikey's writer-at-large raises serious questions about the circumstances around that charge ...
June 22, 2015 9
Julian Assange has revealed a lot that powerful governments do not want us to know. But what should be made of the rape allegations against him? PhD candidate and former UN adviser Felicity Ruby explains.
May 30, 2012
Julian Assange has lost his UK Supreme Court appeal against extradition to Sweden on a European Arrest Warrant to face sexual assault allegations in Sweden. Bernard Keane explains what will happen next.
November 3, 2011 7
Sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice, the appeals court dismissed all four separate arguments made by Assange’s legal team, thus committing him to extradition to Sweden, should the Supreme Court refuse to review the appeal.
November 2, 2011 12
By the end of November, Julian Assange will have spent a year either in remand or bailed to house curfew, with an electronic tag – the maximum amount of time he could have been jailed were he to be charged and convicted on the accusations made.
July 14, 2011 8
Two justices, representing the near-pinnacle of English law have spent a more than a day considering the details of two one-night stands and a tackle rub undertaken nearly a year ago in a faraway city.
March 22, 2011 8
Crikey readers have their say.
March 11, 2011 24
One of the police interrogators involved in the investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange had links with one of the complainants.
February 25, 2011 6
I think I need to devise a new warning system to accompany any future comment I make about every promise a politician makes.
February 25, 2011 19
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost the latest stage in his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden on s-x crime accusations. From London, Guy Rundle examines the evidence.
February 9, 2011 6
Team Assange had a less than totally successful day in court, after Assange's Swedish lawyer, while giving evidence, informed the court that he had incorrectly reported that the Swedish prosecutors had made no effort to interview Assange while he was in the country in late August/early September last year.
February 9, 2011 3
Crikey readers have their say.
February 8, 2011 14
When we last left our hero, he was languishing in a Norfolk mansion with a Glasgow Rolex on his ankle, trapped in a Christmas photo-shoot wearing hunting brogues.
January 12, 2011 39
Julian Assange’s legal team is on very strong ground and English courts have in recent years repeatedly shown a robustness that the political class of that country lacks when it comes to human rights.
December 22, 2010 6
The leaking of police reports detailing the victim statements of two women accusing Julian Assange of r-pe is a serious denial of justice.
December 20, 2010 10
I don’t think it would be hyperbolic to say that 2010 has been the most momentous and exciting year since the dawn of time, writes Ben Pobjie.