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 9 months | Ecuador’s new president says Julian Assange can stay at embassy

              Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno, who was critical of Julian Assange during his election campaign, said Monday that the founder of WikiLeaks will be allowed to stay at the country's embassy in London. (more)   

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 10 months | Sweden drops rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

              Swedish prosecutors have decided to drop the rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but British police say he will still be arrested if he decides to leave the embassy where he has been holed up for nearly 5 years.   

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 1 yr | Ecuador cuts Assange’s internet access for interfering in U.S. election

              Ecuador says it has decided to temporarily cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet access, citing the group's interference in the U.S. presidential election, though the government indicated that it has no plans to evict him from its London embassy.   

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 2 yrs | WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says will surrender if UN case fails

              WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for nearly four years to avoid extradition to Sweden, says he is prepared to surrender to police on Friday if the United Nations rules against him. (more)   

  London, England        5 UPDATES



 2 yrs | France rejects asylum request by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, citing legal situation

              The French government says it "cannot act" on a public request for asylum from Julian Assange, citing his legal situation. The WikiLeaks founder, who is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crime allegations. In an open letter published in Le Monde, Assange asked French President Fran├žois Hollande to grant him asylum to protect him from "the political persecution of which I am now the subject." [Full statement attached]   

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