Ransomware has gone professional, with criminal consultants, affiliates and brokers – arresting them all will be difficult.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in May 2017, greeting supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
In her ruling, the judge rejected claims that Assange’s case was an assault on press freedom, which must concern anyone who believes in the oversight role that journalists play in a democracy.
Leaving the shared system will make it harder to get criminals out of European countries when they are suspected of a crime.
Malka Leifer is brought into a Jerusalem courtroom in 2018.
After years of delay, an Israel court has ruled the former Melbourne headmistress can be extradited to Australia to face charges of child sexual abuse.
After years of delays, an Israeli court has found the former Melbourne headmistress fit to stand trial. But the extradition process may still be long and complex.
Malka Leifer is brought to the Jerusalem District Court for a hearing in 2018.
The former head of Melbourne’s Adass Israel School has been ruled fit stand trial on charges of child sexual abuse. After many delays, she will now face an extradition hearing.
Assange’s legal team is expected to argue the US extradition request is politically motivated and the Wikileaks founder is unlikely to receive a fair trial in the US.
The Assange saga will drag on for months, if not years, before the UK courts, as his British lawyers fight the extradition proceedings tooth and nail.
As British courts this week hear arguments for and against the Wikileaks founder’s extradition to the US, the questions about journalism, the law and freedom of speech it raises are vital ones.
Malka Leifer’s extradition process has been in train since Australia lodged its request with Israel in 2013.
Extradition laws are based on the idea that offenders, or alleged offenders, should not be able to evade justice by fleeing to another country. But the case of Malka Leifer shows just how difficult that can be.
Anger against Hong Kong’s extradition bill brought protesters onto the streets in early June.
Why protests have returned to the streets of Hong Kong.
Julian Assange supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London on May 20 as US prosecutors prepare to remove Assange’s possessions from the embassy.
The new charges are much more serious than the computer misuse charge in the initial US extradition request. Will the Australian government intervene?
Barrister Jennifer Robinson, one of the lawyers on Julian Assange’s legal team, and WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson speak to reporters outside Southwark Crown Court in London on May 1.
Extradition is a heavily regulated and multi-stage process. For now, it’s impossible to say what awaits Assange.
London Metropolitan Police officers arrested Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on April 11.
If the Swedish charges against Assange are revived he could face a second extradition request, on top of the existing request from the US. Then it will be up to the UK to decide which to prioritise.
The Wikileaks founder has been removed from the Ecuadorean embassy after nearly seven years.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announcing the indictments.
Will 12 Russians indicted for hacking the 2016 US election ever come to trial? They may not, but the indictments themselves are an important step in the effort to determine the truth of what happened.
Australia’s extradition treaty with China was completed in 2007, but it has never been ratified.
The usual procedures for extradition between countries with substantial and complex bilateral relations – like those that Australia and China have – will now not be available.
Previously presumed dead, Australian citizen Neil Prakash was arrested at the Turkish border in late November.
The extradition process for Australian citizen Neil Prakash could be prolonged, as Turkey and other countries may want to interrogate him or seek his extradition.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has attacked the European Arrest Warrant for putting British nationals at risk of extradition. Is he right?
Assange holds forth at the Ecuadorean embassy.
Can the contentious UN verdict pull Julian Assange out of the world’s strangest diplomatic quagmire?