Closed captioning of: Defiant Assange fights legal, online attacks
he is one of the most wanted men in the world and tonight an arrest may be imminent for
assange, the man behind
and there are new problems for his website which have gone public with millions of military and diplomatic records.
live in london
for us with the latest.
lester, good evening to you. even as
assange's window is closing. the newest documents release detail extensive
operations o ridge nating in china. why were chinese leaders so obsessed with the web? because according to the cables they were googling themselves and unhappy with the criticisms they found. even as
assange reveals more document, threatening damage and embarrassment to the u.s. and its allies, the
to detain the wikileaks founder for allegations of
is moving forward.
in case he's arrested he will fight the extradition from whatever country he's arrested in.
while assange battles for his
, he's also fighting to keep his site online. the latest technical difficulty? the website
cut access to doning as to wikileaks saying its service cannot be used for any activities that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to ebb gaungage in
. meanwhile the game of
cat and mouse
continues with two american
dropping wonning ileaks and france banning the site from its servers, too. still in sweden assange's service remains safe in an underground former military bunker.
as long as there are no legal claims from the proper swedish authorities they will stay on.
the 39-year-old australian
is wanted in sweden for accusations of rape and sexual molestation made by two women in august, detailed in this 68-page court document obtained by nbc news. assange adamantly denies the allegations and his attorney insists the investigation is
. the swedish prosecutor disagrees.
this is like every other case. we have been following the normal procedure.
but assange remains defiant. during an
with readers of a british newspaper friday he wrote, the cablegate archive has been spread to 100,000 people in encrypted form. if something happens to us the key parts will be released automatically.
also, in that online q & a assange said no matter what happens to him, lester, quote, history will win. the world will be elevated to a better place.