The WikiLeaks founder earlier this week avoided being extradited to the U.S. where he is wanted on charges of violating the Espionage Act.
Assange’s lawyers have said he faces up to 175 years in jail if convicted of charges in the U.S.
The former Army intelligence analyst had been in custody since May after refusing to testify before a grand jury about her ties to WikiLeaks.
The Army whistleblower is still scheduled to appear in court Friday regarding her refusal to testify in the WikiLeaks investigation.
Even before an anonymous whistleblower complaint triggered a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, other Americans had revealed secret information that altered the nation’s course.
"He’s obviously ruffled the feathers of some very powerful people" who "want to keep him quiet," Anderson argued on "The View."
The WikiLeaks founder was arrested in April at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London.
In Showtime's "XY Chelsea," filmmaker Tim Travers Hawkins aims to reframe the media's narrative around the Army whistleblower, who identifies as transgender.
The former Army intelligence analyst was detained again for refusing to testify against WikiLeaks.
A federal grand jury returned the 18-count indictment on Thursday related to his work with Chelsea Manning.