WikiLeaks Scandal

LONDON — U.S. investigators have gone to court to demand details about WikiLeaks’ Twitter account, according to documents obtained Saturday – the first revelation about the criminal case Washington is trying to build against those who leaked classified U.S. documents.

London — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange believes he could withstand solitary confinement in a U.S. prison if the American government manages to extradite him, but he fears he would likely be killed “Jack Ruby-style” if held with others inside the U.S.

LONDON — Julian Assange will be freed on bail and sent to stay at a British country mansion, a U.K. judge ruled Thursday, rejecting prosecutors’ attempts to keep the WikiLeaks founder in prison as he fights extradition to Sweden.

Virginia — Bradley Manning, the 22-year-old U.S. Army Private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, has never been convicted of that crime, nor of any other crime. Despite that, he has been detained at the U.S. Marine brig in Quantico, Virginia for five months — and for two months before that in a military […]

London – Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said he has posted $20,000 to help jailed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange make bail in Sweden.

LONDON — After a week in detention facing possible extradition, Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks antisecrecy group, was ordered released on $310,000 bail by a court on Tuesday as he challenges a Swedish prosecutor’s demand that he return to Stockholm for questioning about alleged sex offenses. However, Mr. Assange remained in custody pending […]

Los Angeles — In an effort to prevent the kind of intelligence leaks that are making headlines lately, the U.S. military is banning the use of removable disks among its personnel.

Australia — While WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange prepares to fight extradition in a British court, it may not help his defense that newly released photos of the data center storing the document-dumping website’s files cast Assange as a James Bond villain.

LONDON — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Friday that she expects the U.S. to indict him soon, but the prospect of Assange being sent to Sweden in a sex-crimes inquiry may make it less likely that he’ll wind up before an American judge.

London — Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching a new attack on Visa after shutting down MasterCard, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and jailed founder Julian Assange.

New York — A Democratic Fox News analyst called for the assassination of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange surrendered to London police Tuesday as part of a Swedish sex-crimes investigation, the latest blow to an organization that faces legal, financial and technological challenges after releasing hundreds of secret U.S. diplomatic cables.