WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s Ecuadorean citizenship has been suspended, the Andean nation’s overseas minister stated on Thursday, after Ecuador terminated his asylum in its London embassy.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested on the Ecuadorian embassy in #London. In a tweet, Mr. Assange’s lawyer stated he “has been arrested not only for breach of bail circumstances but in addition in relation to a US extradition request.” #JulianAssange pic.twitter.com/Cf2uP3K92g
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) April 11, 2019
Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the embassy, the place he had been holed up since 2012 to keep away from extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault investigation.
Assange and WikiLeaks have intervened in Ecuadorean affairs and other people near him, together with two Russian hackers, reside in Ecuador, the inside minister instructed journalists.
The second #Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is arrested at Ecuadorian embassy in London
— BBC Information (UK) (@BBCNews) April 11, 2019
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