Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was literally pulled out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London surrounded by several British police on Thursday.

A disheveled-looking Assange was ranting as he was leaving the embassy that Ecuador had broken International law by arresting him.

Assange could be seen holding on to a Gore Vidal book on the history of the national security state.

Scotland Yard issued a statement regarding the arrest of Assange:

‘Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service at the Embassy of Ecuador, Hans Crescent, SW1 on a warrant issued by Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 29 June 2012, for failing to surrender to the court.’

‘He has been taken into custody at a central London police station where he will remain, before being presented before Westminster Magistrates’ Court as soon as is possible.’

The MPS had a duty to execute the warrant, on behalf of Westminster Magistrates’ Court, and was invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government’s withdrawal of asylum.’

Assange’s political asylum had been withdrawn after seven years of refuge because the leader of Ecuador felt his behavior had become “discourteous and aggressive.”

The President of Ecuador Lenin Moreno released a statement slamming Assange:

‘Mr. Assange violated, repeatedly, clear cut provisions of the conventions on diplomatic asylum of Havana and Caracas; despite the fact that he was requested on several occasions to respect and abide by these rules.’

Moreno cited one particular violation of “intervening in internal affairs of other states”:

‘He particularly violated the norm of not intervening in the internal affairs of other states. The most recent incident occurred in January 2019, when WikiLeaks leaked Vatican documents.’

Supporters were stunned to see a bearded Assange dragged out of the Embassy in handcuffs.

As he was being removed from the Embassy, Assange could be seen holding on to a Gore Vidal book on the history of the national security state.

Wikileaks maintains that Ecuador acted in ‘violation of international law.’

“Julian Assange will be taken to Westminster Magistrates court this afternoon…”


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