WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been a name that has not been able to get comfortable in recent years due to important information leaked to the platform., especially in the USA Dozens of accusations were brought against Assange, who got into trouble with the governments of many countries. One of the charges against the founder, who is currently in prison, was recently revealed to be false.
Although he is a former employee of WikiLeaks, he is also aFBI informant Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson,An accusation against Julian Assangelie. Thordarson, Assange himselforder to break into computers and hack Iceland stated that he made up his claim.
“This is the end of the lawsuit against Assange”
The request for the extradition of Julian Assange, who was caught in England two years ago and is currently in prison in London, to Washington was rejected by the court decision. After the decision, the former volunteer of WikiLeaks, alsoFederal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant, Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson, disclosed that the accusations were false.
Thordarson admitted that much of the information in the indictment on Assange’s charges was his own fabrication. Former US intelligence analystEdward Snowden, in the tweet he shared after the confession“This is the end of the lawsuit against Assange” explained. In 2013, Snowden revealed that the United States had illegally killed a large number of global children, including many world leaders, and later sought refuge in Russia.
Can be sentenced to 175 years in prison
After Icelandic Sigurdur Thordarson made a statement to the Icelandic newspaper Stun, the newspaper wrote:“Thordarson now admits that Assange never asked him to hack Icelandic lawmakers or access phone records. His new allegation is that he received files he did not know what was inside from a third party, where he recorded the deputies’ conversations and said he wanted to share them with Assange, and he never checked the contents of the files and whether they contained audio recordings as implied by the third party. ”
Assange, 49, who is still in London, may soon be extradited to Washington. If the charges in the US Justice’s indictment over the Cold War-era Espionage Act and cyber-attack are confirmed, WikiLeaks foundercould be sentenced to 175 years in a maximum security prison.