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Julian Assange arrested at Ecuador embassy
The co-founder of Wikileaks has been arrested at the Ecuador embassy in London for failing to surrender to court.
Julian Assange had been living in the embassy for seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden over sexual assault claims. His arrest came after President Moreno said that Mr Assange’s asylum had been withdrawn.
originally posted by: Malak777
a reply to: Malak777
I just answered the question of the thread I just wrote before finding out this news! I must be psychic, lol.
Julian Assange is now a PRISONER!
This should be very interesting. I will be glued to the legal process. We have got some interesting news coming our way. I am sure the whole world will know who Julian Assange is in great depth very soon.
Get the pop corn popping! I am glad he will be treated civilly. I was getting rather worried for him. I know they will look after him and his life will not be under threat. It is better this way in the long run. I expect deals have been made that has led to this arrest up the chain of command somewhere.
@ManBehindTheMask: What content is there? It is a breaking news story. I am writing the content now and wrote in the former thread about what I think. Yes, even in amateur journalism there is a rush for a scoop. What is wrong with that. You gonna boycott me just because it is me telling you. That is a bit nasty is it not.
Ni ni ni ni ni, I got there first, lol!
Boycott my thread if you like, but it changes nothing. I just wrote a thread before because the story had not broke. I was not in the know that he had been arrested. It was just a lucky strike. I get lots of that happening. I am one of those people of coincidences and metaphors.
Just the way it is!
Thanks for being such a gentleman. What a nasty attitude you have, just because I am not a well known member who is breaking this important story to ATS. That is bully boy tactics.
Julian Assange is a sexual deviant?
What content is there?
Blackmailers threatened to reveal sexual secrets of Julian Assange’s life insidethe Ecuadorean embassy as part of a €3 million extortion attempt, it was claimed yesterday.
In 2011, a British court ruled that Mr Assange should be extradited to Sweden. His lawyers fought the decision fearing he would end up being extradited to the US from Sweden to face some form of espionage charge relating to the top-secret information he had published via WikiLeaks.
Papers released during legal proceedings in 2014 showed that the US Department of Justice and the FBI had WikiLeaks under "a multi-subject investigation". A court document from March 2016 confirmed the investigation was ongoing.
Why was he not interviewed until November 2016?
Mr Assange insists he has been available for interview in London for the last six years.
In 2010, the prosecutor in charge of the case, Marianne Ny, said Swedish law prevented her from questioning anyone by video link or in the London embassy.
She later admitted it was legally possible, but refused to budge, saying that questioning him in the embassy "would lower the quality of the interview".
In March 2015, Ms Ny changed her mind and said she was willing to interrogate Mr Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight