Assange ready for arrest if denied asylum: colleague




 
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Assange ready for arrest if denied asylum: colleague
 
June 22nd, 2012  
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Assange ready for arrest if denied asylum: colleague
LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up inside Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition, would leave the embassy and face arrest if the Latin American country turned down his asylum request, his colleague said on Thursday. In a dramatic twist in the long-running saga, the former computer hacker fled into the embassy on Tuesday and now risks being arrested the moment he leaves the premises after breaching bail to avoid extradition to Sweden. Alternatively, Ecuador may allow Assange to stay at the embassy indefinitely. ...




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