The arrest of Julian Assange has caused an uproar around the world resulting in donations pouring in. The WikiLeaks defence fund has already received roughly $20,000 dollars in bitcoin donation in just 24 hours.
Julian Assange Sees Donations Flowing
Julian Assange, who had been living at the Ecuadorian embassy in London for seven years, was arrested Thursday morning after the country’s president rescinded the WikiLeaks founder’s asylum status.
Assange’s eviction has caused an uproar across the globe. WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson and Edward Snowden both said the arrest marks a “dark day” for press freedom.
— Pamela Anderson (@pamfoundation) April 11, 2019
Personalities who regularly supported Assange and WikiLeaks for exposing corruption by governments and top-level organizations, rallied people to donate to the WikiLeaks defence fund.
It currently accepts Bitcoin, ZCash, as well as traditional payment methods including bank cards, and even cash or cheque.