Tuesday, June 21, 2016

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Begins Fifth Year Living In Ecuadorian Embassy In London

By IB Times, June 19, 2016 
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is beginning his fifth year of living in the Ecuador Embassy in London Sunday. He sought refuge there to avoid extradition back to Sweden.

To mark the anniversary, Assange’s supporters have planned worldwide events celebrating whistleblowers with readings, songs, and speeches. Assange is expected to make remarks via a live stream from inside the embassy, Agence France-Presse reported.

Assange, 44, is wanted for questioning in Sweden over rape allegations stemming from a 2010 case. He has denied the accusations. He entered the Ecuadorian embassy June 19, 2012, to avoid extradition under a European arrest warrant. The statute of limitations in the case expires in 2020.
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