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Assange has “guarantees” from Ecuador to leave embassy

Assange has “guarantees” from Ecuador to leave embassy

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Ecuadorian president, Lenin Moreno, has said he has received written assurances that the UK wouldn’t extradite Assange to a country where he may face the death penalty. Moreno told reporters during a radio interview yesterday “The road is clear for Mr. Assange to take the decision to leave”. He also told reporters that Assange would have to complete a short jail term for breaching bail conditions. See also: Julian Assange: Where is he now? Assange’s lawyer, Barry Pollack, told The Telegraph that the deal was not acceptable and it will be rejected. He said “No one should have to face criminal charges for publishing truthful information”. WikiLeaks tweeted saying “the only deal is between Ecuador and the United States—to sell Assange for Loans”. “The UK is repeating, as
Julian Assange: Where is he now?

Julian Assange: Where is he now?

Investigations, Politics, Specials, UK, World
Image courtesy of Jeff Fecke via Flickr Julian Paul Assange is still in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The Wikileaks founder has been there since August 2012. In these past six years, it is safe to say he has gone through some issues. The Voice of London has mapped out a timeline of events to tracing back to the roots of his demise: 2006 Assange founds WikiLeaks. 2010 April-November: WikiLeaks comes to the attention of United States federal government when Assange publishes a scandalous series of classified U.S. military logs, exposing horrifying information about the Afghan and Iraq wars. August-September: Assange is questioned over allegations of rape and sexual assault in Sweden, but the case is later dropped. November: Shortly after, the case is re...
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