WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested At US Embassy In Ecuadorian Based in London, England, where he hid for almost seven years.
On April 11, 2019, British police arrested Julian Assange shortly after the Ecuadorian government revoked his asylum from He and according to a court order in 2012. Assange has been hiding in the embassy for nearly seven years to escape deportation to Sweden in connection with a sexual assault case.
Hours after London police arrested Assange, the United States charged the founder of the WikiLeaks website with involvement in the leak. WikiLeaks released a large number of US military records, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, assessing suspected terrorists. Detained by the United States in the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including 250,000 US State Department telegrams Ten thousand more.
The US Department of Justice has also accused Assange of colluding with former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to Crack passwords stored on US Department of Defense computers connected to the US Government Secret Internet Internet Protocol Network) to steal confidential documents and government communications.
In June 2012, Julian Assange applied for asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to avoid being taken to court. Sweden convicted of sexual assault However, he denied the allegations and accused Sweden of trying to extradite him to the United States.
Julian Assange, 47, is an Australian hacker who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. He leaked classified documents of celebrities, political parties and government agencies around the world.