51 Facts About Julian Assange

1. Julian Assange had then lost interest, she said, and fallen asleep.

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2. Julian Assange was granted Ecuadorian citizenship in December 2017, but his relationship with his adopted country soon soured.

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3. Julian Assange still faced a warrant in Britain for failing to appear in court, and the US Justice Department said it was reconsidering whether to charge him for revealing classified information.

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4. Julian Assange continued to pursue a career as a computer programmer and software developer.

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5. Julian Assange had an unusual childhood, as he spent some of his early years traveling around with his mother, Christine, and his stepfather, Brett Assange.

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6. In 2006, Julian Assange began work on WikiLeaks, a website intended to collect and share confidential information on an international scale.

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7. Julian Assange claimed the the DNC emails in the WikiLeaks release were "different sets of documents to the documents of those [that] people have analyzed", he told NBC News this week.

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8. Julian Assange was born in Australia in 1971, the first son of a single mother.

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9. In 2016 Julian Assange became an active player in the US presidential race, when WikiLeaks began publishing internal communications from the Democratic Party and the campaign of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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10. Julian Assange began his second year within the walls of the embassy by launching a bid for a seat in the Australian Senate.

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11. From this location, Julian Assange recorded a series of interviews that were collected as The World Tomorrow, a talk show that debuted online and on the state-funded Russian satellite news network RT in April 2012.

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12. Julian Assange became the target of much of that ire, and some American politicians called for him to be pursued as a terrorist.

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13. Julian Assange created WikiLeaks in 2006 to serve as a clearinghouse for sensitive or classified documents.

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14. Julian Assange is one of the famous journalists of this time due to his founding of WikiLeaks.

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15. Julian Assange released documents exposing the American government so they're targeting him.

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16. Julian Assange revealed things about the occupation that most of the Australian public is very opposed to.

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17. Julian Assange contributed research to Suelette Dreyfus's Underground, and received a co-writer credit for the Calle 13 song "Multi_Viral" (2013).

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18. Julian Assange was named as a defendant in the 20 April 2018 lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee with regard to the hacking of its emails in 2016.

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19. Just before Julian Assange was granted asylum, the UK Government wrote to Foreign Minister Patino stating that the police were entitled to enter the embassy and arrest Assange under UK law.

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20. Julian Assange began programming in 1994, authoring or co-authoring the Transmission Control Protocol port scanner strobe.

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21. Julian Assange consistently denied any connection to or cooperation with Russia in relation to the leaks.

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22. Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, and came to international attention in 2010, when WikiLeaks published a series of leaks provided by Chelsea Manning.

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23. Julian Assange has been already charged by the US, but the case will remain sealed until the arrest of the whistleblower, WikiLeaks has revealed citing court filings unrelated to its co-founder.

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24. On 1 March 2011, Julian Assange released a statement in which he said, "Hislop has distorted, invented or misremembered almost every significant claim and phrase.

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25. Julian Assange is an advocate of information transparency and market libertarianism.

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26. Julian Assange has consistently denied any connection to or cooperation with Russia in relation to the leaks damaging to Clinton and the Democratic Party.

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27. On 26 August 2016, Julian Assange spoke to Fox News and said that Clinton was causing "hysteria about Russia" after the Democratic Party, along with a number of cybersecurity experts and cybersecurity firms, claimed that Russian intelligence had hacked the e-mails and leaked them to WikiLeaks.

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28. Julian Assange responded to the report by saying he denied Nix's request.

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29. Julian Assange wrote on WikiLeaks in February 2016: "I have had years of experience in dealing with Hillary Clinton and have read thousands of her cables.

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30. The UK said it would arrest Julian Assange should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy.

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31. On 19 October 2018, BBC News reported that Julian Assange was starting legal action against the government of Ecuador, accusing it of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".

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32. Julian Assange posted on Twitter: "Reality Leight [sic] Winner is no Clapper or Petraeus with 'elite immunity'.

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33. On 6 June 2017, Julian Assange tweeted his support for NSA leaker Reality Winner, offering a $10,000 reward for information about a reporter for The Intercept who had allegedly helped the US government to identify Winner as the leaker.

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34. In September 2016, Julian Assange said he would agree to US prison in exchange for President Obama granting Chelsea Manning clemency.

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35. Julian Assange denied the allegations and said he was happy to face questions in Britain.

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36. In 2012, Julian Assange hosted a television show on RT, a network funded by the Russian government.

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37. Julian Assange announced that he would run for the Australian Senate in March 2012 under the new WikiLeaks Party, and Cypherpunks was published in November.

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38. In 1993, Julian Assange gave technical advice to the Victoria Police Child Exploitation Unit and assisted with prosecutions.

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39. In September 1991, Julian Assange was discovered hacking into the Melbourne master terminal of Nortel, a Canadian multinational telecommunications corporation.

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40. Julian Assange has other children; in an open letter to French President Francois Hollande, he stated that his youngest child lives in France with his mother.

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41. Julian Assange was Daniel's primary caregiver for much of his childhood.

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42. Julian Assange had a nomadic childhood, and had lived in over thirty Australian towns by the time he reached his mid-teens, when he settled with his mother and half-brother in Melbourne, Victoria.

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43. Julian Assange surrendered himself to UK police on 7 December 2010, and was held for ten days before being released on bail.

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44. Julian Assange continued to deny the allegations, and expressed concern that he would be extradited from Sweden to the United States because of his perceived role in publishing secret American documents.

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45. Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006, but came to international attention in 2010, when WikiLeaks published a series of leaks provided by Chelsea Manning.

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46. In the final episode, Julian Assange talks to Malaysia's opposition leader, who faced prison terms twice in what he calls politically-motivated cases.

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47. Julian Assange is seeking a court injunction to force the Quito.

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48. Julian Assange has claimed Ecuador is seeking to end his asylum in its London embassy.

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49. Julian Assange must obey new rules to stay in London embassy, judge says.

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50. Julian Assange loses bid to ease terms of his UK asylum.

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51. Julian Assange loses legal bid to ease Ecuador Embassy's new house rules.

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