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Ecuador: Assange’s lawyer presents espionage complaint to State Attorney General’s Office

Ecuador, Quito
April 29, 2019 at 18:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s lawyer Carlos Poveda showed up at the State Attorney General’s Office in Quito on Monday to present a formal complaint over alleged espionage carried out on Assange while he resided in the Ecuadorian embassy.

Poveda requested an investigation of the circumstances regarding the spy cameras inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London that recorded Assange while living there.

“The Ecuadorian government always stated that there was no such surveillance, that everything was a matter of security, but now we understand that there were cameras, recorded audios, videos, documents, thousands of documents, photographs,” Poveda said.

"As you recall, the Ecuadorian government accused Mr. Assange of espying from the embassy, now it turns out the espionage comes from inside the embassy," Poveda added.

Julian Assange is currently being held at HMP Belmarsh in London after Ecuador withdrew his asylum.

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Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange’s lawyer Carlos Poveda showed up at the State Attorney General’s Office in Quito on Monday to present a formal complaint over alleged espionage carried out on Assange while he resided in the Ecuadorian embassy.

Poveda requested an investigation of the circumstances regarding the spy cameras inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London that recorded Assange while living there.

“The Ecuadorian government always stated that there was no such surveillance, that everything was a matter of security, but now we understand that there were cameras, recorded audios, videos, documents, thousands of documents, photographs,” Poveda said.

"As you recall, the Ecuadorian government accused Mr. Assange of espying from the embassy, now it turns out the espionage comes from inside the embassy," Poveda added.

Julian Assange is currently being held at HMP Belmarsh in London after Ecuador withdrew his asylum.

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