Assange creates Wikileaks with a group of like-minded activists and IT professionals to provide a safe way for whistleblowers to leak information. He quickly becomes that his billboard and a lightning rod for criticism.
march: U.S. officials allege that Assange was involved in a conspiracy to hack classified U.S. government computers in collusion with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.
July: WikiLeaks began releasing tens of thousands of classified documents, including a video of a US helicopter pilot shooting down 12 civilians in Baghdad in 2007. Over 90,000 of his classified US military files from the Afghan war and over 400,000 of his classified documents from Iraq have since been released. Name of informant.
August: Two Swedish women claim they had consensual sex with Assange during his 10-day trip to Stockholm. They claim her sex became non-consensual when Assange refused to wear a condom.
The first woman claims Assange was staying at her apartment in Stockholm when she was stripped of her clothes. She told police that when she realized Assange was trying to have unprotected sex with her, she demanded he use a condom, which she claimed he broke before having sex. doing.
A second Swedish woman claims she had sex with Assange in her Stockholm apartment and forced him to wear a condom. She claims she later woke up to find Assange having unprotected sex with her.
He was questioned by Stockholm police and denied the charges.Assange given permission to return to UK by Swedish authorities
November: A Swedish court has ruled that the investigation must be reopened and Assange questioned on suspicion of rape, sexual abuse and unlawful coercion. International arrest warrants are issued by Swedish police through Interpol.
WikiLeaks exposes a cache of over 250,000 US diplomatic cables.
December: Assange turns himself in to the London police and appears at an extradition hearing, where he is taken into custody. Assange was granted conditional bail in London’s High Court after his supporters paid £240,000 in cash and bond.
February: A British judge ruled that Assange should be extradited to Sweden, but WikiLeaks found oaths opposing the decision.
April: A cache of classified US military documents has been released by WikiLeaks, including intelligence assessments on nearly all of the 779 people detained at Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay Prison.
November: Assange loses a High Court appeal against his extradition decision.
June: Assange entered the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and applied for political asylum.
August: Assange granted political asylum from Ecuador.
June: Assange told a group of journalists that even if the sexual charges against him were dropped, he would not leave the embassy for fear of being extradited to the US.
August: Swedish prosecutors have dropped some investigations into sexual allegations against Assange due to time constraints. The rape allegation investigation remains active.
July: Wikileaks begins leaking emails of US Democratic officials who endorse Hillary Clinton.
November: Assange is being questioned about sexual allegations at the Ecuadorian embassy in the presence of Swedish assistant prosecutor Ingrid Isgren and police inspector Cecilia Redel. Two days for the interview.
January: Barack Obama agrees to release whistleblower Chelsea Manning from prison. prompting speculation that it will end
April: Lenin Moreno becomes new president of Ecuador
in May: A sexual allegations investigation against Assange has been abruptly dropped by Swedish prosecutors.
January: Ecuador has confirmed that it granted citizenship to Assange at his request.
February: Assange is visited by Pamela Anderson and Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel.
march: The Ecuadorian embassy has suspended Assange’s internet access after failing to honor a previous year’s promise not to “send messages involving interference in relation to other countries.”
August: A U.S. Senate committee has asked to interview Assange as part of an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
September: Assange resigns as editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks.
October: Assange has said he intends to file a lawsuit against the Ecuadorian government, accusing him of violating his “fundamental rights and freedoms.”
November: The U.S. Department of Justice inadvertently names Assange in court documents stating that he was indicted in secret.
January: Assange’s attorneys say President Trump’s administration is taking action to reveal charges “secretly filed” against him.
April 6: A high-ranking Ecuadorian source said Assange would be expelled from the embassy within “hours or days,” according to a WikiLeaks tweet. He said no decision has been made.
April 11th: Assange had his diplomatic asylum revoked by Ecuador and was arrested by the London Metropolitan Police. He is being held in custody by a judge at the Westminster Magistrate’s Court.
April 12: He was found guilty of violating bail conditions.
May 1st: 11 months in prison.
May 2: Court hearings over proposed extradition of Assange to US. Assange tells the court he will not agree to extradition and the case is postponed until May 30.
May 13th: Swedish prosecutors have reopened the rape case, saying they still want to question Assange.
June 3rd: A Swedish court ruled against his detention in absentia and set back the extradition case.
June 12 Home Secretary Sajid Javid signs an extradition request from the United States.
June 13th Hearings set date for Assange’s full extradition hearing – next February.
November Swedish prosecutor suspends rape investigation into Assange
November 25 – Medical Officials Say Assange ‘Could Die’ Without Proper Medical Care At Belmarsh
From December 13th Hearings in London are said to prevent him from seeing key evidence in case
December 19th – Appearing via video link in Westminster Magistrate’s Court, his lawyers say the US bid for his extradition is “political.”
February 24th –Assange faces an extradition hearing at Woolwich Criminal Court.
Assange’s representatives argue that the 2003 extradition treaty prevents him from being legally extradited to the United States for “political crimes.”
March 2 – Assange appears on video link at Westminster Magistrates Court, denied bail amid coronavirus crisis.
From April 11th Assange’s partner Stella Morris, who gave birth to two children while living in the Ecuadorian Embassy, pleads for his release amid concerns for his health.
From June 24th The U.S. Department of Justice issues the latest 18 indictments over Assange’s alleged role in “one of the largest breaches of classified information in U.S. history.”
From August 25th Morris visited his partner at Belmarsh Prison for the first time in about six months.
September 7th – Extradition hearings for Assange resume at Old Bailey. They are expected to last up to 4 weeks.
From October 1st Judge Vanessa Baraitser has stayed the action at the Old Bailey until January 4th.
January 4th – Judge Baraitser drops US extradition bid.
October – Chief Justice Lord Barnett sits down with Justice Holroyd to hear two days of appeals from the United States.
December 10th – They will rule in favor of the US and reverse their decision not to extradite Assange.
January – The High Court gives Assange permission to ask the Supreme Court to consider his case.
April – After years of legal battles, the Westminster Magistrate’s Court has formally issued an order to extradite the founder of WikiLeaks
June – Pretty Patel signs order to extradite Julian Assange to US on espionage charges
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