Julian Assange is an activist, journalist, and the editor of WikiLeaks.

 
Australian by birth, he has lived, worked and been, arrested, bugged, censored and unsuccessfully sued in many countries, including China, Iran, Australia, the US and the UK.
 
He is the winner of the 2009 Amnesty International media award (New Media) for exposing extra-judicial assassinations, and the 2008 Economist Index on Censorship award. He studied physics and medicine.