5 Signs Julian Assange Is Missing Or Dead

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There is a growing belief that Julian Assange is either missing or dead. Here are five reasons why WikiLeaks supporters are fearing the worst

It is approaching six weeks since Julian Assange suddenly disappeared and WikiLeaks supporters are growing increasingly frantic and disillusioned with the organization for failing to follow through with promises to verify their founder’s safety and wellbeing.

There is a growing belief that WikiLeaks haven’t proved Julian Assange is alive and well because he is not alive and well – and if that is the case then WikiLeaks, the world’s premier speakers of truth to power, has been compromised.

Here are Dark5’s reasons why WikiLeaks supporters are fearing the worst.

5. Altered Hash

To protect Julian Assange, WikiLeaks has been maintaining encrypted files that are supposedly damaging to world governments. Some now believe something weird is happening after updates to these insurance files have failed verification tests. The passwords to these files are allegedly linked to a “dead man’s switch” and will be released if the Wikileaks founder is ever captured or killed.

With each update WikiLeaks verifies the files using a “hash” code that would change if any information had been altered. The latest “2016-11-17” files, however, failed to match a pre-released hash and has raised concern among many supporters that WikiLeaks has been compromised.

WikiLeaks tweet

WikiLeaks tried to calm fears but skeptics worry a hostile actor may be corrupting the files and spreading false information.

4. Internet outage

The altered “hash” controversy is closely linked to an alarming flurry of tweets sent by Assange or WikiLeaks in mid-October in which pre-commitments were sent for files that seemingly threatened the U.S., Ecuador and the U.K. governments.

Some believe Assange may have released the information in a hurried panic before he was seized or harmed in a raid. The following day WikiLeaks stated that Assange’s internet had been “intentionally severed by a state actor.” The organization then cryptically claimed they had “activated the appropriate contingency plans” without elaboration.

WikiLeaks supporters outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London photographed a new and heavily armed “police” presence.

3. “Heard” but not seen

Even if Assange is merely cut off from the internet, many are wondering why he can’t communicate online via a cellphone. He has yet to be seen alive on video since the chaotic incident and has supposedly “appeared” via voice only once on a phone call to a software conference in Buenos Aires. The call was rife with technical difficulties and many believe the interview was not actually live as claimed, but rather pre-recorded. Assange didn’t respond naturally to questions or delays due to technical problems.

Assange could easily make an appearance at his window to reassure the world he is alive and safe, but only his “Embassy cat” has been seen and photographed by observers.

The WikiLeaks twitter account has tried to fill the void left by Assange, but some worry the account may also be under hostile control.

It continues to assure that Assange is alive, yet has ignited requests to verify the statements with his PGP private key. After conducting a poll as to how supporters would like it to verify Assange’s wellbeing, it failed to follow through with the proof.

2. Tweet storm 

The recent bizarre activity of the WikiLeaks twitter account has only reinforced rumors of a conspiracy to discredit the group. Since Assange went dark, many tweets have been made in an unusual tone and have delved into unusual territory.

Tweets have been rife with uncharacteristic spelling mistakes, and including vague, ominous, and self-aggrandizing statements. WikiLeaks followers have been left wondering who the new voices belong to, because they don’t sound at all like Assange.

DDoS attacks have also been launched in the U.S. to take down popular websites, supposedly in support of WikiLeaks.

Some fear that if Assange has been harmed, a campaign is under way to distract the public and block the release of damaging new files.

1. Court “Appearance”

Even the one “official” appearance that could have proved Assange is still alive is clouded in confusion and mystery.

Assange was scheduled to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors the day after his Internet was cut in October, but it was suddenly rescheduled for the following month to supposedly allow his lawyer to attend.

At the November interview, however, his lawyer was not allowed to enter the building and Sweden was only allowed to submit questions in writing. Sweden planned to take a DNA sample from Assange for their investigation, but it is not known if they ever saw him in person.

Where is Julian Assange?

We just don’t know. However it appears that the powers that be have forced Assange into a state of quantum flux, neither alive nor dead. If he were alive, the public could rally behind him. If he were dead, he would be a martyr and the powers that be would face a huge backlash. The only intelligent thing to do is to keep him in limbo, then neither of these things happen.

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at The People's Voice. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter has travelled in over 80 countries and won arguments in every single one. Live without fear.
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  1. What garbage November 5 2016 was his recent interview on Russia Today regarding the US elections and that certainly was not an actor it was MR JULIAN ASSANGE himself. People get any information of Mr Assange DIRECTLY from WIKILEAKS .

  2. I don’t know about the RT interview, but he has certainly been MIA at least since the beginning of November. No videos, no appearances at the window, and no releases of anything new. A report, allegedly by a WL staff member (unnamed) says there was a massive, worldwide raid on WL on 17-Oct, the day the Internet was cut, Julian was assumed in custody. computers all seized, and WL staff given gag orders. The WL main office email is unreachable (I tried, personally). No one should assume that WL is operating independently, and we should assume Julian is at a rendition center unless we hear otherwise.

  3. Hilly had him whacked. They tortured him to get his PGP and are spreading Wiki disinformation so they can later say, “See? We told you Wikileaks was all lies.” Any of these ethical hackers should do whatever they can to conserve the Wikileaks type information reserves to ‘attempt’ to keep world [not just US] politicians somewhat honest.

  4. ONE of Britain’s top human rights lawyers who represented Julian Assange and war criminals has died in an apparent suicide.

    Married dad of two John Jones QC, 48, who worked alongside Hollywood actor George Clooney’s wife Amal, passed away on Monday.-Oct. 4, 2016 story.

    He acted for Wikileaks founder Assange, 44, holed-up for four years in the Ecuador Embassy in London, when the Swedish government initially tried to extradite him for questioning on rape charges.[…]

    A spokesman for British Transport Police said it was called to West Hampstead rail station in north London at 7.07am on Monday after a man was struck by a train.

    Read more: http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/wikileaks-founder-julian-assanges-lawyer-found-dead/#ixzz4RYND90Y1- Sun- UK

  5. You gotta think Pizza gate leaked around the same Assange disappeared. If Pizza gate is fake ..it would completely discredit future wikileaks leaks. and ruin a 10 yrs history of 100% accuracy. Unless wikileaks is compromised and pizza gate was plant to kill wikileaks, alt news sites (and restore MSM as real news) Not a bad psyop.

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