All you need to know about Julian Assange

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Julian Assange (45) was born in Australia and he had a nomadic life, changing 37 schools during his childhood. He later moved to Melbourne city where he developed a close bond with computers. During 1980 and 90’s he discovered his talent for hacking computers. He was charged for several hackings including, police and US military computers.

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Julian Assange came to prominence after 2007 when he leaked manuals for US prison guards at Guantanamo Bay on his website WikiLeaks. After that in 2010, he started working with news organizations to leak classified information of the government.

In 2016 he created a storm by leaking the emails of the Democratic party in the US which showed they support Hillary Clinton more than Bernie Sanders. This stir resulted in resigning of several top leaders.

His link with US soldier Chelsea Manning proved to be his main weapon as Chelsea leaked more than 700,000 classified documents to Assange. Chelsea was sentenced 35 years in prison in the Obama regimes. She was later released on May 17th.

He is spending his days in Ecuadorean embassy since 2012 to avoid claim asylum and avoid extradition to Sweden over his rape charges. He also fears he may be extradited to the USA from Sweden where he could be charged severely for breach of classified information. While Sweden dropped the rape charges against Assange on May 19th, he could not be extradited to Sweden.

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In England, he will be arrested according to the police if he tries to leave the embassy. He will be serving one year for Jumping the hear the ng in the court of London. While the British government has not cleared that if there is an urge from the USA to extradite Julian Assange.

 

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