From Punk Rock Fashion to Activist: An Evening With Vivienne Westwood

Afton McKeith | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

I'm a normal teenager, but I do go to star-studded events. On Friday night, I attended a wonderful evening with the world-renowned punk/rock fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, with my mum Gillian McKeith and my sister Skylar. This evening left quite an impression on me.

Before And After Image Of Julian Assange Shows Profound Effect Of 'Arbitrary Detention'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first arrived in the Ecuadorian Embassy in Knightsbridge in 2012 he appeared tanned, youthful and optimistic. ...

Punishing Dissent: Whistle-blowing Is Inconvenient But Must Be Protected

James Coe | Posted 03.09.2016 | UK Politics
James Coe

Whistle-blowing is perhaps the greatest safeguard to the rule of law, it is a fundamental part of how democracy works.

What's Next for Julian Assange?

Jo Simmons | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Two years after first finding refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London, Julian Assange shows no sign of leaving his adoptive home; and for good reason. With British police on round-the-clock surveillance posted in front of the redbrick building, and with a European Arrest Warrant in his name over allegations of rape in Sweden, Assange has a lot to worry about...

Policing Ecuadorian Embassy 'Cost Taxpayers £2.9m Since Julian Assange's Stay'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK

It has cost taxpayers £2.9 million to police the the Ecuadorian embassy where Julian Assange has been staying for almost eight months, Scotland Yard ...

Assange Calls Cumberbatch Film As 'Massive Propaganda Attack'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Julian Assange has hit out at a Hollywood film about WikiLeaks as a "massive propaganda attack" after acquiring a script of the film which stars Bened...

Bad Romance?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Lady Gaga spent five hours with Julian Assange on Monday after a disappointing day for the WikiLeaks Founder. The singer swept across the road from...

Assange and the Left Divided

Tom DeFraine | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Politics
Tom DeFraine

Suddenly and inexplicably the debacle surrounding the arrest, detention and possible extradition of the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has become a chaotic scrabble to define or redefine the criminal act of raping someone.

We Need to Stop Electing Neanderthals Who Believe That Rape Is Anything Other Than a Heinous Act

Jamie Klingler | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK
Jamie Klingler

Last night, I stormed out of a dinner party in a rage with tears streaming down my face. I was in a conversation with a male friend who I love who was trying to explain away Galloway's comments on Assange.

Website For Moscow Court Which Convicted Pussy Riot 'Hacked By Anonymous'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

The website of the Moscow court that convicted members of punk band Pussy Riot for singing an anti-Putin song in a cathedral was hacked on Tuesday. ...

Assange: Women Lead Opposition

Peter Kellner | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Politics
Peter Kellner

Most Britons, and women in particular, think Ecuador is wrong to shelter Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks wanted in Sweden on charges of rape and sexual assault.

The Sitting Tenant From Hell

Sir Christopher Meyer | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Politics
Sir Christopher Meyer

Given Ecuador's hyperbole, you might think that British gunboats were sailing even now towards Guayaquil. But, the diplomatic note that our man in Quito left with the Ecuadorean Foreign Ministry earlier this week was a model of moderation.

Assange Still Has What it Takes to Get Media's Knickers in a Twist

Roslyn Fuller | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Politics
Roslyn Fuller

While Julian Assange's interview with Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah (1) was hardly the provoking event I'd been merrily anticipating, it seems, nonetheless, to have caused a storm in a teacup for the world's leading authorities on investigative journalism.

No, Sweden Doesn't Have Harsher Rape Laws Than The UK

Karin Wasteson | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK
Karin Wasteson

In the case of Julian Assange's alleged sexual misconduct, much emphasis has been put on the differing trans-cultural definitions of 'rape' between the UK and Sweden; with attempts at pointing out that 'rape' is defined more broadly in Sweden- implying that it is a country where minor offences, not widely considered a crime anywhere else, constitute rape.

Assange Asks Supreme Court To Block 'Invalid' Extradition

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked the Supreme Court to block his extradition to Sweden on the grounds that the European arrest warrant issued...

Assange Heads To Supreme Court For Final Extradition Battle

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is appearing before the Supreme Court as his fight against extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegation of sex cr...

Wikileaks' Spyfiles: Julian Assange Tells Phone Owners 'You're Screwed'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

Wikileaks has released the first swathe of 'spyfiles' documents from security companies around the world, in an effort to “shine a light" on a "secr...

Julian Assange Extradition: WikiLeaks Founder Loses High Court Bid

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost his High Court bid to block extradition to Sweden, where he faces rape allegations. Lord Justice Thomas a...

Julian Assange Rape Accusations: Timeline Of Events

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will learn on Wednesday whether he is to be extradited to Sweden from the UK over allegations of sexual assault. A...

Assange Criticises Decision To Publish Unauthorised Autobiography

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

An unauthorised autobiography of Julian Assange has been published despite attempts by the WikiLeaks founder to block its release. Assange had orig...

Assange Arrives In Court For Extradition Hearing

PRESS ASSOCIATION | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has arrived at the High Court for an appeal against being extradited to Sweden over sexual assault allegations. Assan...