Extradition Clash Erupts After Assange's Arrest In London

Law360 (April 11, 2019, 9:29 AM EDT) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s yearslong exile in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London ended abruptly Thursday when British police removed him at the behest of the U.S. government, setting up a new extradition saga over whether he will face charges of conspiring with ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to leak thousands of secret government files.

A police vehicle sits outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was arrested early Thursday on behalf of U.S. authorities. Assange had been living in asylum at the embassy since 2012. (AP) Assange had been holed up in the embassy since 2012, claiming...

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Virginia Eastern

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March 6, 2018

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