- Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire Updated: Feb-05-16 2:05 pm
LONDON - It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct.
- UN arbitrary detention panel: Opinionated, but toothless Updated: Feb-05-16 1:37 pm
GENEVA - The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is a little-known piece of a sprawling human rights organization. Neither a court nor a tribunal, the five-member body can call countries and their leaders to account, but has no power of enforcement.
- The Latest: Assange hails 'victory' from embassy balcony Updated: Feb-05-16 12:06 pm
GENEVA - The Latest on the U.N. panel's determination that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained (all times local):
- Chronicle of Julian Assange's battle against extradition Updated: Feb-05-16 9:58 am
LONDON - Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, has been fighting to avoid extradition to Sweden, which wants to question him about allegations of rape. He has spent more than three years inside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to avoid being sent to Sweden and possibly forced to go to the United States to face charges there. A United Nations panel said Friday that he has been unlawfully detained by Swedish and British authorities. Here are key events in the Assange saga:
- Ecuador's president says questioning of Assange imminent Updated: Jan-20-16 5:51 pm
QUITO, Ecuador - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be questioned shortly at Ecuador's embassy in London, the president of the South American country said Wednesday.