Julian Assange Loses Appeal, Still Isn't Going to Sweden Anytime Soon

Britain's Supreme Court has finally approved Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for allegedly molesting and raping two women. Assange has been trying to prevent exactly that since 2010 — he claims the sex was consensual, but that he won't get a fair trial in Sweden — and still… » 5/30/12 12:10pm 5/30/12 12:10pm

Assange's New Talk Show Finds a Home in Russia

State-backed Russian TV station RT has announced that it will be broadcasting Julian Assange's talk show, which "will focus on his favorite topic: controversy." The Russian government are apparently big fans of Assange, perhaps in part because he hasn't released any of their big secrets — we're sure his new deal with… » 1/26/12 6:40pm 1/26/12 6:40pm

Julian Assange Lives in Bizarro World

I have less than no interest in discussing, yet again, the merits of the sexual assault allegations against Julian Assange. So it was with trepidation that I waded into Rolling Stone's new interview with the WikiLeaks-founder/guaranteed cocktail party conversation-killer. Against all odds, though, the interview is… » 1/19/12 4:30pm 1/19/12 4:30pm

Julian Assange Back In Court, Now With Less Victim-Blaming

Fresh from a birthday celebration that trumpeted his status as the "Most Dangerous Man in the World," Julian Assange was back in court today to fight extradition to Sweden. And though his new lawyers seem to have wised up that victim-blaming wasn't helping their case, they continue to argue that what took place in Sweden … » 7/12/11 6:33pm 7/12/11 6:33pm

How Much Would You Pay For A Date With Julian Assange?

Wikileaks is auctioning off a lunch with Julian Assange and the philosopher Slavoj Zizek. As of this writing, the bid stands at £1,070.00, or $1,733.06. But what price the noted charm of Assange? » 6/15/11 5:13pm 6/15/11 5:13pm

This and more at lunch for just a grand or so!

Julian Assange's Dance Footage And The Rite Of Public Humiliation

Thanks to the Internet, we now know that Julian Assange dances pretty much exactly as you imagine him dancing. Like a guy who describes himself as possessing "a conversational brutality" that took one woman's "breath away," and who believes that "Western culture seems to forge women that are valueless and inane." Let's… » 4/01/11 2:52pm 4/01/11 2:52pm

Judge Orders Assange Back To Sweden

A British judge has ruled that Julian Assange must return to Sweden to face questioning on allegations of sexually assaulting two women. Assange's lawyers said they'll appeal. The ruling examined and dismissed some of the major claims Assange and his lawyers have made about Sweden and its allegedly draconian, anti-male … » 2/24/11 10:10am 2/24/11 10:10am

Assange Hearings: Extradition, Rough Sex, And Animal Abuse

The hearings on the extradition of Julian Assange from England to Sweden have come to a close, with a decision expected in two weeks. But just because he wasn't actually being tried for the two rapes of which he's accused, didn't mean that the lawyers couldn't spar on "rough sex," consent, and toe-sucking. Also,… » 2/11/11 3:00pm 2/11/11 3:00pm

Today In Assange: Olbermann Returns, Naomi Wolf Defends Herself

If you thought talking about Julian Assange was terrible last week, welcome to today, when Keith Olbermann re-emerges to drastically lower the standards of debate, and Naomi Wolf says siding with Assange's accusers is "not respecting women." » 12/20/10 5:24pm 12/20/10 5:24pm

Read The Full Sex Crime Allegations Against Julian Assange

This week The Guardian received unauthorized access to police documents that provide a complete account of the charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Will these new facts finally put to rest the argument that "none of us know" the accusations? » 12/18/10 4:15pm 12/18/10 4:15pm