Julian Assange has been ordered to face a full extradition hearing next year, as his legal team branded charges in the US “an outrageous and full-frontal assault” on journalistic rights. File  Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Julian Assange has been ordered to face a full extradition hearing next year, as his legal team branded charges in the US “an outrageous and full-fron(...)

Julian Assange in a prison van, as he leaves Southwark Crown Court in London earlier this month. File photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks leader, has been indicted on 17 new counts of violating the US’s espionage act for his role in publishing classified mi(...)

Chelsea Manning speaking to the press in Alexandria, Virginia, on Thursday. Photograph: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images

A federal judge found former US soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court and ordered her back to jail on Thursday for refusin(...)

WikiLeaks editor Kristinn Hrafnsson addresses the media next to a protester outside Westminster magistrates’ court on Thursday. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, told a London court on Thursday that he would fight extradition to the US just a day after he was sentenced (...)

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrives at court in London on May 1, 2019 to be sentenced for bail violation. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a British court on Wednesday for skipping bail when he holed up in Ecuador’s L(...)

US president Donald Trump speaking on Thursday the White House, where he said: ‘I know nothing about WikiLeaks. It’s not my thing.’ Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

Almost a decade ago, Julian Assange released a torrent of classified information that laid bare US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the secrets of Ame(...)

Chelsea Manning addresses the media outside federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on Tuesday.  Photograph: Matthew Barakat/AP

Former US army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was jailed on Friday after a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, held her in contempt for refu(...)

Chelsea Manning is assisted with a microphone before an appearance in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the US. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP Photo

Chelsea Manning intends to run for the US Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaki(...)

Chelsea Manning during her first interview in June 2017 after being released from prison the month before. Photograph: Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images

For seven years, I didn’t exist. While incarcerated, I had no bank statements, no bills, no credit history. In our interconnected world of big data, (...)

Chelsea Manning is assisted with a microphone before an appearance in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the US. Photograph: Steven Senne/AP Photo

September traditionally heralds the start of the academic year, when universities across the United States embrace the changing seasons and return to (...)

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