Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested in London in the Embassy of Ecuador. As Scotland Yard announced, the 47-Year-old firm and in a London station. Assange was set according to the figures, on the basis of a in June 2012 by a London court issued arrangement. She had been adopted, therefore, after Assange was not previously appeared before the court. The 47-Year-old has now been provisionally arrested and will be made “as quickly as possible” before the court. In fact, Assange has already appeared a few hours after his arrest before a court in London. The Australians extended the thumb in height, when he entered on Thursday afternoon, the courtroom in the UK capital. The court found him guilty of against his bail conditions, and notices. A prison sentence of up to twelve months, threatens him.

Assange is appealing against extradition

the reason for the arrest is that Assange is a request for extradition from the United States. The U.S. Department of justice, accuses him of conspiracy with the Whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Assange is to be accused, to have Manning helped to crack a password of a computer network of the government, it said on Thursday, in a communication to the Ministry of justice to the US extradition request to the UK. According to the U.S. Department of justice for up to five years in prison Assange. The 47-Year-old will contest the U.S. extradition request “and fight”, said assange’s lawyer Jennifer Robinson in London.


Julian Assange after his arrest in London

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The Australian Assange, 2012 was fled to the Ecuadorian Embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden for rape allegations, and a rendition to the USA, where he was a process because of the Wikileaks revelations is imminent. Before the arrest on Thursday, the government of Ecuador Assange withdrew the diplomatic asylum, on the grounds that he had violated the rules. The British police informed the Ambassador have invited you in the message””. The relationship between Assange and his asylum donors had deteriorated in the past few months. The government of Ecuador has deprived Assange also the nationality. The Minister, José Valencia announced external on Thursday at a press conference in the capital, Quito. Assange was since 2017 Ecuadorian citizens. Valencia said that the Ministry of foreign Affairs have decided to take the step on Wednesday. The unveiling platform warned last week of an imminent expulsion of its founder to the Ecuadorian Embassy.

accordingly, the publication of photos, Videos, and private conversations of the Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno. In October, Ecuador had begun, assange visits and means of communication limit. Wikileaks has been the withdrawal of diplomatic asylum to its founder, Julian Assange, as “illegal” and a violation of international Law branded. In his video speech, Moreno said, Assange should not be in a country subjected him to torture or the death penalty threatened. He asked the British government to guarantee, and have agreed in writing.

Moscow attacked the United Kingdom with sharp words because of the arrest. “The Hand of the ‘democracy’ strangling the freedom,” wrote the spokesperson of the Russian foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, in the online service Facebook. A UN representative wants to visit Assange in custody. The special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, Joe Cannataci, had originally planned for the end of April, a visit to the Embassy of Ecuador. On Thursday Cannataci explained that he would not cancel his already booked flights. Assange’s arrest means only that he was going to visit him in another place – “on a police station, or elsewhere in the UK, where he may be imprisoned”.

it was Unclear so far, whether it is in the USA at all an indictment of Assange and what he’s been accused in the case. In mid-November of 2018, but it was known that assange’s Name turned up well, accidentally in a U.S. court document. The Passage suggested that there is already an indictment, but which is kept under lock and key, so that the Wikileaks founder weighs in safety.

Wikileaks released secret data

Wikileaks founder

Ecuador cuts Julian Assange the Internet


Wikileaks began with the publication of secret US files that documented, among other things, human rights violations and the killing of civilians by American troops in Afghanistan. Last Wikileaks but mainly in the focus of U.S. investigations, because the unveiling of the website in the presidential campaign of 2016, the stolen E-published Mails from the democratic party. US authorities assume that the E-downloaded Mails from Russian hackers and Wikileaks were leaked. This aspect has also stated FBI special investigator Robert Mueller in his final report about the alleged Russian interference in the Donald Trump won presidential election.

Assange describes himself as a Journalist, and claimed, therefore, for the media, the usual protective clauses, when it comes to the confidentiality of sources and the publication of confidential information. Critics consider him a self-promoter, and have even endangered lives. His followers see him as a scout.

the rape allegations against Julian Assange

As Assange in the diplomatic representation of fled, was against him a European arrest warrant for rape allegations in Sweden. He was afraid he would be first to Scandinavia, and finally extradited to the United States. In may 2017, the public Prosecutor’s office in Sweden, however, their investigations. In order for Assange, however, was still not a free man. Scotland Yard announced that the unveiling of activists to be arrested as soon as he leave the Embassy. The British authorities accused him of, wasto have a to bail conditions violated, as he took refuge in the Embassy. An attempt of the lawyers of assange, the arrest warrant of a court to declare invalid, failed.

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