Ecuador, UK: Assange case at stalemate, may be there for years

Posted on June 9, 2014 • Filed under: Conflicts, Ecuador, Europe, Politics

UK: Julian Assange, hiding inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London for almost two years, may remain there indefinitely, the Ecuadorean ambassador said, adding “it’s a pity” that UK citizens have to cover the growing policing bill.

The 67 year old diplomat, Juan Falconi Puig said that Assange was “suffering” in custody but could remain there for a long time after the Wikileaks founder lost a Supreme Court bid to stop his extradition to Sweden, where the 42-year-old Australian is wanted for questioning over rape allegations, The Times reports. Read Article

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