Inside Story

Is WikiLeaks still relevant?

Whistle-blowing website promises to reveal more secret and "significant" documents before year's end.


WikiLeaks founder promises new leaks on US election

Julian Assange pledges to release one million documents related to US vote, but denies aiming to harm Clinton.

Julian Assange

Swedish appeals court upholds Assange detention order

Judges reject plea by WikiLeaks founder, holed up in Ecuadorian embassy in London, to have 2010 detention order dropped.

The Listening Post

Perspective: Panama Papers and ‘responsible’ journalism

Journalistic collaborations reporting the Panama Papers should be open to aid from beyond the commercial news industry.

The Listening Post

Q&A: Julian Assange on the Panama Papers

The WikiLeaks founder speaks to Richard Gizbert about secrets, leaks and why all 11.5 million files should be published.

Special series

Digital Dissidents

An in-depth look at the most famous whistleblowers of the 21st century and what drives them to speak out.

Julian Assange

Assange hails 'significant victory' after UN finding

WikiLeaks founder seeks to secure freedom to walk out of embassy in London without fear of arrest for rape allegations.

Inside Story

Will Julian Assange walk free?

UN panel says it is time to restore freedom of movement to the WikiLeaks founder but UK says nothing has changed.

Julian Assange

UN panel says Assange 'arbitrarily detained' since 2010

UK and Sweden reject UN panel's finding, saying WikiLeaks founder can walk out of Ecuador's embassy whenever he wants.

Julian Assange

WikiLeaks' Assange to accept arrest if UN denies appeal

Founder of whistle-blower website demands UK authorities stop further attempts to arrest him if UN rules in his favour.


Sweden closer to questioning Assange after Ecuador deal

WikiLeaks founder could soon be questioned by Swedish authorities after preliminary deal between Stockholm and Quito.

Julian Assange

Ecuador: Assange not allowed check-up for sore shoulder

Ecuador's foreign minister says Britain has refused safe passage for WikiLeaks founder to seek an MRI scan for injury.


US 'spied on Brazilian president and top officials'

Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks publishes NSA list of 29 phone numbers of top officials that were bugged.


France rejects asylum request from WikiLeaks' Assange

President's office says WikiLeaks founder did not face "immediate danger", in response to Assange's request for asylum.


Swedish prosecutors offer to question Assange in London

Lead prosecutor says some of the crimes WikiLeaks founder is accused of will reach statute of limitations in August.