British police reduces surveillance at the Ecuadorian embassy in London

British police abandoned since Monday the constant surveillance around the Ecuadorian embassy in London, while maintaining its intention to arrest Julian Assange if the leaves the building. Surveillance was controversial, partly because it is very expensive. The Metropolitan...

Julian Assange accepts being questioned in London by Swedish justice

The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, is willing to be questioned in London by the Swedish prosecution in the case opened by four alleged sex crimes, for which he preventive detention was issued in absentia in Sweden in 2010. “He’s happy for the decision, he wants...

Assange Defense requested cancellation of arrest against him

The defense of Julian Assange, presented yesterday to the Swedish Supreme Court an action for annulment of the arrest warrant for Wikileaks founder asylee in the Embassy of Ecuador in London, for an alleged sexual assault. An appeals court in Stockholm in November rejected a...

Surveillance on Assange in Ecuadorian embassy is reviewed by the British police

British police said it is reviewing its monitoring mechanism on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, refugee in Ecuador’s embassy in London, from June 2012, to avoid extradition to Sweden. The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police (MET), Bernard Hogan-Howe, told the radio...

Assange criticizes the costly investment of the British Government to guard him

As “shameful” called the spending of about 10 million pounds (13 million euros), Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks by guarding him at the Embassy of Ecuador in London, in order to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange regrets, through his spokesman Kristinn...

Justice of Sweden maintains arrest warrant against Julian Assange

The Svea Court of Appeal (Sweden) decided this Thursday to keep the remand order, issued in absentia, in 2010 against the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, by four alleged sex crimes. The appeal rejected the the defense process by considering that this order is necessary because...

Swedish Justice reiterates that Assange will not be interrogated in London

The Swedish prosecutor insisted this Wednesday that they will not interrogate Assange in London for the rape case that the founder of Wikileaks has pending in the Scandinavian country. “With regard to the issue of the hearing in London, I refer to what I have said, I have...

UK: If the Swedish justice decides to interrogate Assange in London, we will support it

The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Hugo Swire, affirmed on Tuesday that the UK Government would do “absolutely everything” so that the Swedish justice interrogate in London the Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange. Swire said in the House of Commons that...