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

James Coe | Posted 04.09.2015 | 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.

Assange Says He Fears Being Assassinated Despite Being 'A White Guy'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fears he may be assassinated if he steps outside the Ecuadorian embassy. In an interview with The Times Magazine, ...

Good News For Julian Assange, Bad News For The Women Accusing Him

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

Swedish prosecutors have dropped two of the four allegations against Julian Assange and look likely to drop a third as the time limit for pursuing the...

Assange Sex Claims About To Expire... But He's Not Off The Hook

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Julian Assange could be imminently cleared of three of the four sex assault allegations he faces, as the deadline for prosecuting him is about to expi...

The Detriment of TTIP

Kumail Jaffer | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kumail Jaffer

Negotiations for the TTIP (and TPP) have been very secretive, and you have to wonder why. If the deal was public, if investigative journalists were able to spread knowledge about this deal, protests would ensue from the awareness of possible detriment...

Wikileaks Claims US National Security Agency Spied On Three French Presidents

AP | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

WikiLeaks published documents late Tuesday that it says show the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on the last three French presidents. Th...

Latest Move By Swedish Prosecutors Could Soon See Assange Leave

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

Sweden has asked the UK and Ecuadorian authorities to be able to interview WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the embassy he has been living in since...

Trident Whistleblower Reveals Flight 'Decoy' And Facebook Profile Changes To Evade Capture

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

The Trident whistleblower has put his "life on the line" and sacrificed everything to expose the failings of the UK's nuclear programme, the wanted m...

Trident Whistleblower To Hand Himself In After Leaking Explosive Report

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

A Royal Navy whistleblower who wrote in an explosive report that Trident is a “disaster waiting to happen” has said he will hand himself in. Ab...

Julian Assange Better Get Used To The Ecuadorian Embassy

The Huffington Post/AP | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK

Sweden's highest court has rejected WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's request to have an arrest warrant for him scrapped, in an investigation into al...

WikiLeaks Has Published The Sony Files, All Of Them

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Tech

WikiLeaks has republished the entire collection of stolen files belonging to Sony Pictures including emails, documents and more. WikiLeaks editor-i...

After Almost 3 Years, Assange Could Finally Be Questioned Over Sex Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

Swedish prosecutors have made a request to question WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in London as part of their sex crimes investigation, it has been reporte...

WikiLeaks' Chelsea Manning To Start Hormone Treatment In Prison

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Chelsea Manning, the whistleblower who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks, will receive hormone treatment for gender reassignment while in priso...

Clegg And Assange Don't Like Each Other

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg could face legal action following remarks made about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking on LBC on Thursday, the deputy prime minist...

EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: Now Edward Snowden Tells HIS Side Of The Story

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Edward Snowden will be telling HIS side of the story that governed the headlines on both sides of the Atlantic last year, in a new film set to premier...

Work for the American Government? Listen In

Alastair Sloan | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK
Alastair Sloan

Call me a whistleblowing geek - but I keep a poster of Daniel Ellsberg on the board above my desk. I'm an independent freelance journalist, and in t...

Louise Ridley

Meet The Man Who Is STILL Keeping An Assange Vigil Outside The Embassy | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

Jim Curran is one of around 150 supporters of Julian Assange who have kept a vigil outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for two years, while Assan...

The Funniest Twitter Reactions To Julian Assange's Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Comedy

He's out! Almost! Yes, Julian Assange announced at a press conference today that he will be leaving the Ecuadorian embassy in London "soon". St ...

Assange's Press Conference Was Possibly The Most Boring Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

He's finally coming out. Julian Assange announced in a press conference he would be leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon", after two years avoiding...

Julian Assange Says He Will Leave Embassy 'Soon'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Julian Assange has said he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy "soon", after reportedly falling ill in his two years hiding there to avoid arrest and ex...

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...

Jessica Elgot

Where In The World Will Julian Assange Be In Five Years Time? | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

On the second anniversary of Julian Assange's dramatic arrival at the Ecuadorian embassy, he shows no sign of leaving. And Britain and Sweden show no ...

Life Inside A Converted Women's Toilet: How Assange Spends HIs Days At The Ecuadorian Embassy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

It's been two years since the founder of WikiLeaks committed himself to an indefinite sentence inside the Ecuadorian embassy. And he shows no sign of ...

Is Anyone Still Actually Friends With Julian Assange?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK

Julian Assange has a penchant for spectacular, public fallings out with people he has worked with - from journalists to fellow Wikileakers. The lis...

Refugee for Two Years, 'Suffering' Assange May Be in for Longer Haul

William J. Furney | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK Politics
William J. Furney

Two years on since Assange's self-imprisonment, we ask ourselves where we are. Manning is behind bars; Assange is in self-imposed confinement; WikiLeaks is reduced to the embarrassment of coughing out already available information; and the world has moved on.