Julian Assange's Twitter account reappears after mysterious absence

What Happened to Julian Assange

His account has since reappeared.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's personal Twitter account disappeared for a while on December 24, only to resurface a few hours later with a video showing a bouncing Corgi pup.

Then at 1.5am (AEDT), he popped up again with a tweet showing a cartoon of Santa making a Wikileaks "good or bad" list.

Here's what a Twitter user posted on whether Assange removed his account just to "get our attention".

There's no mention of what might've happened to Assange's account on the Wikileaks account.

It's also not even certain if Assange is aware his social media profile went down, at least for public view, as he made several posts on the platform in stride the next morning.




It accused Twitter of deleting Assange's account to silence him ahead of a major story.

A Twitter spokesperson did not answer questions asking if the account was suspended but pointed to the company's language on how users can deactivate and reactivate their own accounts.

Those with secrets want him alive, if he dies the real dirt is released. While some of Assange's die-hard supporters are outraged by what they consider to be Twitter's censorship of free speech, others are celebrating the account's disappearance.

Julian Assange may not be home for Christmas but he did make it back to Twitter.

The account does not bear a blue verification mark, something Assange had been asking the higher echelons of Twitter for since this March.

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