US claims Assange helped Manning obtain classified files – here’s the full indictment


It’s been a wild day, not least for Julian Assange, who woke up a political asylum seeker under Ecuador’s protection, and is now sat in a Central London police cell, presumably being grilled by the Met’s finest. At first, we thought his arrest was merely because Assange broke the terms of his bail in 2012, back when he was facing removal to Sweden over alleged sex crimes. Indeed, that’s what the London Metropolitan Police claimed. But now, a few hours after the fact, we’ve learned that the controversial WikiLeaks founder is subject to a US extradition request. Assange is being…

This story continues at The Next Web

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s