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  1. Material World

    June 27, 2014

    A man for all seasons: Julian Assange, fashion model extraordinaire

    So Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder and self-anointed hero of media freedom, is adding yet another headline-grabbing...

  2. June 17, 2014

    Argentina: sovereign debt fine print

    Waivers of immunity in sovereign bond contracts, as a rule, exclude embassies. So, no: bondholders will probably not have a...

  1. October 31, 2013

    Cryptoanarchists pull trigger on fight over future of Bitcoin

    The inventor of the 3D printed gun has trained his sights on Bitcoin, fronting a campaign to keep the virtual currency...

  2. beyondbrics

    October 18, 2013

    Ecuador gets Fitch upgrade - but does it deserve it?

    Like Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder that it is sheltering in its London embassy, Ecuador and the state of its...

  3. October 10, 2013

    The Fifth Estate – film review

    Julian Assange: hero of media freedom or, one character’s verdict in The Fifth Estate, “manipulative asshole”? The jury is...

  4. October 4, 2013

    We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks – DVD review

    Alex Gibney 2013 Universal Julian Assange does not emerge well from this documentary. Among the many examples of the...

  5. August 30, 2013

    What a tangled web we weave

    It started when Beeban Kidron heard her daughter screaming. The 14-year-old was in her bedroom with a friend. They were...

  6. July 11, 2013

    Cinema reviews: We Steal Secrets, Monsters University and more

    Truth, contended the crusaders of WikiLeaks, should be free, universal and out there. Except in the case of the leading...

  7. July 5, 2013

    Europe falls into imperialist stereotype trap in Bolivian airline drama

    In Latin America it used to be called an “international incident” – the kind of minor diplomatic cock-up that mushrooms into...

  8. July 3, 2013

    Why the doors have slammed in Edward Snowden’s face

    Edward Snowden is still holed up in the transit lounge of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. From almost every corner of the...

  9. July 2, 2013

    Snowden continues search for haven as asylum options narrow

    Edward Snowden’s search for a haven continued on Tuesday as Moscow said he had retracted his application for asylum in...

  10. June 28, 2013

    Tailor-made for the role

    Is anyone else struck by how much Edward Snowden, in the few pictures that have surfaced and are used again and again, looks...

  11. The A-List

    June 28, 2013

    Ecuador is no haven for homegrown whistleblowers

    Amid all their vicissitudes, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency leaker, can...

  12. June 21, 2013

    At home: Ana Alban, Ecuador’s ambassador to Britain

    On June 19 last year, Ana Alban, Ecuador’s ambassador to Britain, received an unexpected visitor at her London office: the...

  13. June 19, 2013

    Julian Assange to remain in UK even if Sweden drops charges

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday he will stay holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London even if Sweden...

  14. June 17, 2013

    UK and Ecuador fail to end impasse over Julian Assange

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will remain holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London a little longer after talks...

  15. April 19, 2013

    Lunch with the FT: Kim Dotcom

    Kim Jong-eun is not the world’s only cartoon villain lobbing verbal hand-grenades at the US from the sanctuary of his hermit...

  16. beyondbrics

    November 15, 2012

    Ecuador's banks brace for new tax

    Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s president Banks in Ecuador are bracing themselves for a new tax on the sector designed to boost...

  17. October 12, 2012

    Anonymous withdraws support for WikiLeaks

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost another high-profile supporter as Anonymous, the hacking collective, said the...

  18. October 8, 2012

    Assange guarantors told to pay £93,500

    Nine people, including a Nobel Prize winner, who acted as sureties for Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, must pay...

  19. October 5, 2012

    Hackers target Sweden’s official websites

    Swedish government websites including that of the central bank were taken offline repeatedly this week as hackers appeared...

  20. September 22, 2012

    Ecuador offers to send Assange to Sweden

    Ecuador’s government may ask the UK to allow safe passage for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to its embassy in Sweden so...

  21. beyondbrics

    September 4, 2012

    Ecuador: time to say adios to the dollar?

    Ecuador’s tussle with the UK over the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might be dominating the headlines these days....

  22. The World

    August 24, 2012

    FT podcast: World Weekly with Gideon Rachman

    Violence in South African mining and the Julian Assange embassy imbroglio As the standoff over the extradition of Julian...

  23. August 21, 2012

    Anonymous attacks UK government websites

    The hacking group Anonymous says it has attacked a number of government websites in protest against the UK’s handling of the...

  24. August 20, 2012

    Assange will end up in Sweden – and quite right too

    For all his highfalutin rhetoric, Julian Assange is no poster child for extradition reform – and Ecuador is no haven for...

  25. August 19, 2012

    Assange calls for end to US ‘witch hunt’

    Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website, has emerged from his refuge in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to call on...

  26. beyondbrics

    August 18, 2012

    Payback for Correa's welcome for Assange

    To some, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa might have not been a publicly strident critic of the US compared to key allies...

  27. August 17, 2012

    Assange weighs risks of embassy speech

    The fugitive Julian Assange will have to make his promised public address this weekend in film star fashion, from the...

  28. August 16, 2012

    An inglorious embassy siege

    In threatening to revoke the status of Ecuador’s embassy in order to arrest Julian Assange on the premises, Britain has...

  29. August 16, 2012

    Assange could be stuck in embassy

    Julian Assange could end up stuck in the Ecuadorean embassy for months or even years, if previous incidents are anything to...

  30. August 16, 2012

    Prominent Bahrain rights activist jailed

    A Bahraini court has sentenced a prominent human rights activist to three years in prison for organising and attending...

  31. The World

    August 16, 2012

    Blocking Assange

    Julian Assange speaking in December 2011 (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images) William Hague, the UK foreign secretary, has said he...

  32. August 16, 2012

    No safe passage to Ecuador for Assange

    The UK will not allow Julian Assange safe passage to Ecuador, after the South American country granted the founder of...

  33. August 16, 2012

    UK stands firm on Assange extradition

    The UK will seek to extradite Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, even if Ecuador offers him asylum, the Foreign...

  34. August 14, 2012

    WikiLeaks back online after cyber attack

    WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website, came back online after what it described as a sophisticated and sustained cyberattack...

  35. June 29, 2012

    Assange ignores police request to surrender

    Julian Assange, the head of WikiLeaks who is claiming asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy in London in an effort to avoid...

  36. June 20, 2012

    Assange: Diaries from an embassy

    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, is trying to avoid extradition to Sweden, to face allegations of a sexual crime, by...

  37. June 20, 2012

    Ecuador set to decide on Assange plea

    British police are poised to arrest Julian Assange the moment he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London after the WikiLeaks...

  38. beyondbrics

    June 20, 2012

    Assange and Ecuador: strange bedfellows

    Of all the countries a freedom-of-information-campaigner might run to for asylum, Ecuador is a strange choice. Wikileaks...

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