His organisation Wiki Leaks is a non profit organization, publishing secret information from whistleblowers and news sources. Their goal is to bring important information and news to the public with original source material. Whistleblowers can send documents to their online drop box to leak information to journalists in an anonymous way. Some of their documents have become front-page news items about the Afghanistan War’s costs and deaths, corruption in Kenya and prisoners in Guantanamo Bay detention camps.
He is currently housed by the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he found political asylum. Authorities in Sweden still want to question him over alleged sexual offences. He himself claims that if he leaves the embassy he will be extradited to the United States. Stating that a grand jury wants to investigate him over WikiLeaks publications that were released in 2010.