Twitter has, apparently, suspended the account of journalist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. by Orangutan in news

[–]r721 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Yeah, I think this is what happened:

1) @JulianAssange was renamed to @AssangeDefence

2) someone renamed their account to now free handle @JulianAssange

3) that account was suspended for impersonation