Against the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged according to information disclosure platform in the United States an indictment. Prosecutors had revealed the existence of the kept under lock and key prosecution accidentally in court documents in another case, WikiLeaks. Also, the Washington Post reported. The charges against Assange had been charged, therefore, already years ago. What exactly will be accused of Assange, is, as yet, unclear.
WikiLeaks had published hundreds of thousands of secret documents, among other things, the actions of the U.S. armed forces during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Assange fears that he could face in the United States, a process due to betrayal of secrets, and possibly even the death penalty. So far, the US-government, however, still no official extradition request. In the U.S. presidential election of 2016, Wikileaks published also by hackers, stolen E-Mails from the Democratic party.
Assange had fled in 2012 in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden for rape allegations. The accusations have now been dropped. However, a British arrest warrant still exists, because Assange is said to have failed in 2010 against parole.