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Julian Assange
Assange in 2014
BornJulian Paul Hawkins
(1971-07-03) 3 Julie 1971 (age 52)
Townsville, Queensland, Australie
NaitionalityAustralie
Ecuadorian (2018–2019)[1]
Thrift
  • Eeditor
  • Programmer
Years active1987–present
Kent forFoondin WikiLeaks
TitleDirector[citation needit] an eeditor-in-chief o WikiLeaks (till September 2018); publisher (syne September 2018)[2]
Poleetical pairty
Criminal statusSentenced tae guid behaviour bond an reparations in 1996 for hackin offences. Sentenced tae 50 weeks in preeson, on 1 Mey 2019, for breachin bail.[3]
Hauf-marrae(s)Teresa Doe (m. 1989; div. 1999)
Pairtner(s)Sarah Harrison
(2009–2012)[4]
Bairns2
Signatur

Julian Paul Assange (/əˈsɑːnʒ/ ə-SAHNZH;[5][6] born 3 Julie 1971) is an Australian editor, activist, publisher an jurnalist.[7][8] He is kent as the editor-in-chief an foonder o WikiLeaks, which publishes submissions o secret information,[9] news leaks[10] an classifee'd media frae anonymous news soorces[11] an whistleblowers.[12]

Assange wis a hacker as a teenager, then a computer programmer afore becomin kent for his wirk wi WikiLeaks[13] an makkin public appearances aroond the warld speakin aboot freedom o the press, censorship, an investigative jurnalism.

WikiLeaks became internaitionally weel kent in 2010 when it began tae publish U.S. militar an diplomatic documents wi assistance frae its pairtners in the news media. Bradley Manning haes syne pled guilty tae suppleein the cables tae WikiLeaks. U.S. Air Force documents reportedly state that militar personnel who mak contact wi WikiLeaks or "WikiLeaks supporters" are at risk o bein chairgit wi "communicatin wi the enemy",[14] an the United States Department of Justice reportitly haes considered prosecutin Assange for several affences.[15] Durin the trial o Manning prosecutors presentit evidence that thay claim reveals that Manning an Assange collaboratit tae steal an publish U.S. militar an diplomatic documents.[16]

Syne November 2010, Assange haes been subject tae a European Arrest Warrant in response tae a Swadish police request for questioning in relation tae a sexual assault investigation. In Juin 2012, follaein feenal dismissal bi the Supreme Court o the United Kinrick o his appeal against enforcement o the European reest Warrant, Assange haes failed tae surrender tae his bail, an haes been treatit bi the UK authorities as haein absconded. Syne 19 Juin 2012, he haes been inside the Ecuadorian embassy in Lunnon, whaur he haes syne been grantit diplomatic asylum.[17][18] The Breetish govrenment intends tae extradite Assange tae Swaden unner that reest warrant ance he leaves the embassy, which Assange says he fears mey result in his subsequent extradition tae the Unitit States tae face chairges ower the diplomatic cables case.[17]

While on bail in Ingland durin 2012, Assange hostit a poleetical talk show The World Tomorrow which wis broadcast on the RT TV channel.[19][20]

Assange launched an Australie poleetical pairty cried The WikiLeaks Pairty an campaigned for a Senate seat in Victoria in the Australie federal election, 2013.[21][22] It wis later dissolved.

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  1. Valencia, Alexandra (12 Apryle 2019). "After years of giving refuge, Ecuador suspends Assange's citizenship". Reuters (in Inglis). Retrieved 7 Mey 2024.
  2. "WikiLeaks names one-time spokesman as editor-in-chief". AP News (in Inglis). Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  3. "Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder jailed over bail breach". BBC News. 1 Mey 2019.
  4. Faiola, Anthony; Adam, Karla (5 Julie 2013). "Sarah Harrison, the woman from WikiLeaks". World. The Washington Post. Retrieved 11 August 2019.
  5. Harrell, Eben (27 Julie 2010). "Defending the Leaks: Q&A with WikiLeaks' Julian Assange". Time Magazine. Retrieved 7 Mey 2024.
  6. "Julian Assange's The World Tomorrow: Official Trailer (video)". Russia Today. 13 Apryle 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  7. "Teachers and speakers". Centre for investigative journalism. Archived frae the original on 6 Januar 2014. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
  8. "Amnesty announces Media Awards 2009 winners". Amnesty International. 2 Juin 2009. Archived frae the original on 30 Mey 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  9. "Scientology threatens Wikileaks with injunction". The Register. London. 8 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  10. Karhula, Päivikki (5 October 2012). "What is the effect of WikiLeaks for Freedom of Information?". International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
  11. "What is Wikileaks?". WikiLeaks.
  12. Sanburn, Josh (10 November 2010). "Who Will Be TIME's 2010 Person of the Year?". Time Magazine. Archived frae the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 8 Mey 2024.
  13. Gray, Sadie (11 Apryle 2010). "Profile: Julian Assange, the man behind Wikileaks". The Sunday Times. London. Retrieved 17 August 2012.(subscription needit)
  14. Dorling, Philip (27 September 2012). "US calls Assange 'enemy of state'". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 Januar 2013.; this story was cited in NBC News, 26 September 2012
  15. Savage, Charlie (7 December 2010). "U.S. Prosecutors Study WikiLeaks Prosecution". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  16. Relph, Azriel James (23 December 2011). "Chat Logs Show Assange-Manning Collaboration, Military Says". New York.
  17. a b Declaración del Gobierno de la República del Ecuador sobre la solicitud de asilo de Julian Assange (in Spaingie). Ministry for External Relations, Ecuador. 2012. (Archived at WebCite)
  18. Ferran, Lee; Bruner, Raisa (16 August 2012). "Ecuador Grants WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Political Asylum". ABC News (U.S.).
  19. Aslamshoyeva, Zarifmo (14 Apryle 2012). "WikiLeaks' Assange to launch TV talk show". CNN. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2012.
  20. Smith, Laura (13 Apryle 2012). "Assange show premiere: Time to watch 'The World Tomorrow'". RT. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2012.
  21. Idato, Michael (8 October 2012). "Assange gives Ten a welcome boost". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  22. Dorling, Philip (12 December 2012). "Assange looks to contest Senate election". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 12 December 2012.

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