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UK: Police arrive at Ecuadorian Embassy in London but do not enter

United Kingdom, London
May 20, 2019 at 10:03 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two police officers arrived at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Monday, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stayed for almost seven years, but left without entering the premises.

The police approached the embassy, while protesters who were gathered there chanted "shame on you."

According to reports, the office of Ecuador's attorney general, Diana Salazar, informed Assange's lawyer, Carlos Poveda, that the WikiLeaks founder's belongings, including computers, mobile phones, memory sticks and other electronic devices, will be seized and sent to the US as part of Ecuador's response to the Department of Justice's judicial request.

Assange was arrested by British police on April 11, 2019 after Ecuador officially revoked his asylum status and allowed UK police to escort him from the embassy and into custody.

The WikiLeaks founder was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a court in London for violating bail conditions after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy.

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Two police officers arrived at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London on Monday, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stayed for almost seven years, but left without entering the premises.

The police approached the embassy, while protesters who were gathered there chanted "shame on you."

According to reports, the office of Ecuador's attorney general, Diana Salazar, informed Assange's lawyer, Carlos Poveda, that the WikiLeaks founder's belongings, including computers, mobile phones, memory sticks and other electronic devices, will be seized and sent to the US as part of Ecuador's response to the Department of Justice's judicial request.

Assange was arrested by British police on April 11, 2019 after Ecuador officially revoked his asylum status and allowed UK police to escort him from the embassy and into custody.

The WikiLeaks founder was sentenced to 50 weeks in prison by a court in London for violating bail conditions after spending seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy.

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