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Julian Assange will be arrested regardless of Ecuador asylum decision

Posted By yihan On June 21, 2012 @ 9:54 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Martin Beckford
The Telegraph [1]
Thursday, June 21, 2012

Police will arrest Julian Assange even if he is granted asylum with one legal expert claiming his only way out of the country is becoming Ecuador’s representative to the UN.

The WikiLeaks founder has spent the past two nights holed up in the South American country’s London embassy, in an attempt to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning over alleged sex crimes.

He will discover later today if Ecuador plans to grant him asylum.

But it is widely accepted he will still face arrest the minute he walks out of the Knightsbridge building, where police are waiting, as he has breached his bail conditions.

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