Transcript for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested
Good morning Julian Assange hasn't left app would Delorean embassy in London since 2012. That's where he was granted a sign long. As he face sexual assault charges in Sweden those charges have since been dropped but this morning Assange was arrested on a seven year old failure to appear in court warrant. Stemming from that chart after the Ecuadorian president withdrew his asylum status. A son's attorney says the Australian native is also facing extradition over criminal charges. Filed by the US Department of Justice for publishing thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents through WikiLeaks. At backed officials haven't officially confirmed. But prosecutors accidentally made public in November. WikiLeaks also served as a Condo which. For publishing private emails stolen by Russians from the computers of the Clinton Campaign. And the Democratic Party the Ecuadorian president has said it signed repeatedly violated the conditions of his asylum. According to officials Assange is being held an essential London police station until we can appear before a judge Mota ghosts are around deep ABC news Washington.
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