Julian Paul Assange (born 3 July 1971) is an Australian editor, publisher and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.[a] These leaks included the Baghdad airstrike Collateral Murder video (April 2010), the Afghanistan war […]
When Julian Assange was a year old, his mother married Brett Assange, an actor with whom she ran a small theatre company and whom Julian regards as his father (choosing Assange as his surname). Did Julian Assange’s parents get divorced? Christine and Brett Assange divorced around 1979. Christine then became involved with Leif Meynell, also […]
Julian Assange is an Australian editor, publisher and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. Did Julian Assange visit Sweden? Julian Assange visited Sweden in August 2010. On 20 August, he became the subject of sexual assault allegations from two women. On 30 August, Assange was questioned by the Stockholm police regarding the allegations.
While still a teenager, Julian Assange married a woman, also in her teens, named Teresa, and in 1989 they had a son named Daniel. The couple separated and disputed custody of Daniel until 1999. According to Assange’s mother, during the time of the custody dispute, his brown hair turned white. Does Julian Assange have children? […]
Julian Assange was born Julian Paul Hawkins on 3 July 1971 in Townsville, Queensland, to Christine Ann Hawkins (b. 1951), a visual artist, and John Shipton, an anti-war activist and builder. The couple separated before their son was born. How was Julian Assange childhood? Julian Assange had a nomadic childhood, living in more than 30 […]
Assange has been confined in Belmarsh, a category A prison, in London since April 2019. What happened with Julian Assange? Julian Assange was found guilty of breaching the Bail Act and sentenced to 50 weeks in prison. The United States government unsealed an indictment against Assange related to the leaks provided by Manning. On 23 […]
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is wanted in the U.S. on 18 criminal charges after publishing thousands of classified documents in 2010. NBC News’ Matt Bradley reports on the U.K. ruling and whether Assange can appeal.