A legal decision to be made tomorrow will determine whether the UK will drop its arrest warrant againstJulian Assange. The warrant was issued in connection with the Swedish investigation of Assange, which never produced charges against him and has now ended. If the UK does drop their warrant, it may force the revelation of a US extradition order against him.
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WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has cryptically uploaded a picture of himself dressed in the national colors of Ecuador. The country’s media reports the whistleblower has been granted an Ecuadorian ID.
“The World Is Watching,” the US recently warned Iran, as related by the BBC. The report stated: The US says “the world is watching” how Iranian authorities respond to anti-government protests that have broken out in several cities. A White House statement said Iranians were fed up with “the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism.” President Donald Trump has also published multiple tweets on the matter, excoriating Iran for human rights abuses.
Over the course of the last year, the ‘Russian hacking’ narrative has steadily deteriorated into accusations of nebulous Russian “collusion,” before changing into claims of nefarious ‘Russian trolling.’ By the end of the year, the investigation into Russian meddling had devolved into an outright retaliatory witch-hunt, and the subversion of Democracy shown by the DNC had gone largely unaddressed.
In a matter of days, Bitcoin’s value plummeted drastically and Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet’s board of directors, stepped down without naming a successor. The announcement has raised a storm of questions as to the motive behind the decision, and speculation as to Schmidt’s future.
Earlier today, Julian Assange wrote via Twitter that the head of Wikileaks’ legal team, Baltasar Garzón, was targeted in a break in. The Wikileaks founder stated that no money was taken, security cameras were taped over and that local police believed it was a “very professional” operation.
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Earlier today, Catalonian President and leader of the independence movement, Carles Puigdemont, stated that an official move towards a declaration of Catalonian independence would be delayed.