TV News LIES

Friday, Aug 29th

Last update09:30:32 PM GMT

You are here News International UK issues 'threat' to enter Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest Wikileaks founder

UK issues 'threat' to enter Ecuadorian Embassy to arrest Wikileaks founder

E-mail Print PDF

Ricardo PatinoEcuador has accused the UK of making a "threat" to enter its embassy in London to arrest Wikileaks' Julian Assange. Mr Assange took refuge at the embassy in June to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he faces questioning over assault and rape claims, which he denies.

Ecuador foreign minister Ricardo Patino also said a decision on the 41-year-old's bid for political asylum had been made and would be revealed on Thursday.

The Foreign Office said it could revoke the embassy's diplomatic status.

In a statement issued as Mr Patino spoke, it said the UK had a "legal obligation" to extradite Mr Assange.

The Wikileaks website published a mass of leaked diplomatic cables that embarrassed several governments, particularly the US, in 2010, and Mr Assange says he fears Sweden will pass him on to the American authorities.

 

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Militants In Syria Detain 43 UN Peacekeepers

Syrian warAn armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81...

Russia 'directly involved' in Ukraine fighting, widens assault

Russia invades UkraineRussian forces have seized the coastal town of Novoazovsk and several villages near the border in...

Arab East Jerusalem seethes with protests and raids

Arab est JerusalemViolent protests in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem have been raging nightly beyond the spotlight on the Gaza...

Third doctor in Sierra Leone dies from Ebola as death toll rises to 1,400

Doctor dies of EbolaA senior adviser to Sierra Leone's president says a third doctor has died from Ebola, marking...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!