U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy

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(Worthy News) - British police dragged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange out of Ecuador’s embassy on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked, paving the way for his extradition to the United States for one of the biggest ever leaks of classified information.

Hours after the frail-looking Assange, with white hair and a long beard, was carried head-first by at least seven men out of the London embassy and into a waiting police van, U.S. officials announced he had been charged with a single count of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.

As he was being hauled out of the embassy in a dramatic scene shortly after 0900 GMT after Ecuador terminated his asylum, the Australian-born Assange was heard shouting, “This is unlawful, I’m not leaving.” [ Source: Reuters (Read More...) ]

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6 thoughts on “U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy”

    • Sweden had already dismissed the case there & they are only at this point re-considering following up on the charges since it never went to court. So who knows when they will get the chance now to get a hold of him.

  1. Without Julian Assange's heroic efforts, Hillary Clinton would be President of the United States .... and the whole world would be suffering right now ..... especially Christians.

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