Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder - News Summed Up

Lawyer alleges Ecuador spread lies about WikiLeaks founder


Police in London arrested WikiLeaks founder Assange at the Ecuadorean embassy Thursday for failing to surrender to the court in 2012, shortly after the South American nation revoked his asylum. (@DailyDOOH via AP) (Associated Press)LONDON — A lawyer representing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange alleged Sunday that Ecuador’s government has spread lies about his behavior inside its embassy in London, where Assange sought asylum in 2012. Moreno said Assange abused Ecuador’s goodwill, mistreated embassy staff and used his perch to try to interfere in other country’s political affairs. Assange has had “a very difficult time” since Moreno took office in Ecuador in 2017, Robinson said. In the meantime, he is expected to seek prison medical care for severe shoulder pain and dental problems, WikiLeaks has said.


Source: Washington Post April 14, 2019 11:22 UTC



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