Julian Assange: Wikileaks Co-Founder arrested in London After 7 Years Under Asylum
Wikileaks the co-founder of Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday right after the Ecuadorian consulate who had been offering him asylum for 7 years, terminated his privileges, thereby kicking him to the curb immediately Earlier to his amnesty clause coming to an end, talk concerning his impending arrest picked up, commensurate with the after effects an overgrown adult would face in case their parents pulled the eviction card – except in cases like this, Assange is a fugitive/freedom fighter wanted by several agencies worldwide.
The Ecuadorian Embassy in London rescinded Assange’s privileges on the grounds that he was guilty of violating a number of “international laws” by resisting arrest (for over 7 years). In reaction to their actions, the Wikileaks Twitter account did everything in everything to defend the co-master. Unfortunately, without the backing of a clear alternative, little could be done to prevent London Metropolitan Police officers from making his arrest.
Wikileaks was at its peak between 2006-2011 as a non-profit classified page built off unknown user submissions, effective in clearing up a ton of messy cover-ups at the intelligence level. Wikileaks was sprung into the spotlight in 2010 after an anonymous user posted a video of US soldiers killing civilians from a helicopter in Iraq.
Nearly 7yrs after entering the Ecuadorean Embassy, I can confirm Julian Assange is now in police custody and rightly facing justice in the UK. I would like to thank Ecuador for its cooperation & @metpoliceuk for its professionalism. No one is above the law
— Sajid Javid (@sajidjavid) April 11, 2019