Topic archives: Rundle on Wikileaks

Rundle: more bollocks broadcast about WikiLeaks

August 18, 2017 20

Another day, another WikiLeaks beat up. Guy Rundle dissects the latest headline which cried conspiracy.

Snowden smashing the shackles of totalitarianism

Snowden smashing the shackles of totalitarianism

December 11, 2013 12

Will Edward Snowden get a hero's sendoff when he dies? Crikey's writer-at-large hopes so, as he is a hero every bit as much as Mandela.

What drives Guardianistas so crazy about matters Assange?

What drives Guardianistas so crazy about matters Assange?

September 14, 2011 17

So you thought the WikiLeaks saga couldn't get any stranger, more convoluted or more ridiculous in juxtaposing stories of world import with petty absurdity? Think again.

Rundle: Assange accepts peace medal, attacks former partners

May 11, 2011 14

Assange slammed what he implied was a series of snobbish class judgments in The Guardian's treatment of the phone-hacking scandal, which has centred on "red top" tabloid the News of the World.

Rundle’s meaty bites: Gitmo, the Grauniad … Shtupping … Trump-style Oz …

April 27, 2011

WikiLeaks ... all-in-all, quite a set of leaks. A whole new source of secret information? Well, not quite.

Police had links to Assange accuser

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.

Rundle: with WikiLeaks, Manning erred in being human

March 3, 2011 33

Just at the point when the WikiLeaks saga was collapsing into final absurdity, US soldier Bradley Manning faces 22 additional charges, including that of aiding the enemy, which attracts the death penalty.

Rundle: Team Assange suffers an embarrassing setback

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.

Rundle: sneaking past security with Bianca and the Wikikids

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.

Rundle’s British Isles bites: Assange to the Frontline … Labour Lord’s it over Tories … Another Ireland crisis …

January 19, 2011 2

Looking hale and hearty from his country estate regime, WikiLeaks star-fleet commander Julian Assange yesterday appeared at London’s Frontline Club.

Rundle: the trouble with being Assange

December 22, 2010 6

Julian Assange has begun to be pilloried not merely for the mass release of diplomatic material, or for alleged transgressions in Sweden, but also for, well for being him.

Rundle: police procedures ignored in Assange interviews

Rundle: police procedures ignored in Assange interviews

December 20, 2010 6

A Swedish legal activist has told Crikey that police interviewing the two women accusing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of r-pe and s-xual misconduct did not follow the recommended procedure for s-x crime investigation.

Assange, the wikikids, a soldier, mum, an Icelandic ice-god …

December 17, 2010 11

Snow began falling outside the Royal Courts of Justice moments before Julian Assange emerged, at 6pm, to speak to the world's media clustered around the steps.

Assange freed in London

Assange freed in London

December 17, 2010 26

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange is free tonight, after the High Court in London rejected the appeal made against his bail by the Crown Prosecution Service. Guy Rundle was there to hear the Assange defence.

Rundle: cue the circus and the end of WikiLeaks as we know it

December 15, 2010 23

Yesterday was the day when the trials of Julian Assange, and possibly WikiLeaks, became something of a circus.

Rundle: Assange unlikely to flee in Wonder Woman’s jet

December 15, 2010 13

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange was granted bail in a London court yesterday and expected to be free by this morning -- only to see the Swedish prosecutor's office exercise its right to appeal, leaving Assange behind bars for another 48 hours.

Rundle: Moss Cass backs WikiLeaks as community service, slams govt

December 14, 2010 2

Moss Cass, the Whitlam government minister who pioneered the creation of a community radio system in Australia, has been the latest senior Labor figure to hit out at the Gillard government's handling of the Julian Assange case.

Rundle: timeline of Assange’s visit to Sweden and events that followed

December 13, 2010 15

The following is a timeline and summary of the public record of Julian Assange's visit to Sweden, incidents therein, and accusations arising therefrom.

Congressman who called for killing of Assange an IRA supporter

December 10, 2010 3

Peter King, the Republican Congressman from New York, who recently called for the assassination of Julian Assange as a "terrorist", is a long-time supporter of the Provisional IRA.

Rundle: ringside for Assange’s court appearance, in all its gory detail

Rundle: ringside for Assange’s court appearance, in all its gory detail

December 8, 2010 21

WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange is in custody in the UK tonight, after failing to win bail on a European arrest warrant issued to extradite him to Sweden.