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UK: Journalists converge on Ecuador Embassy after case dropped against Assange00:40

UK: Journalists converge on Ecuador Embassy after case dropped against Assange

United Kingdom, London
May 19, 2017 at 11:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

Media representatives gathered outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London, Friday, following the news that Swedish prosecutors had dropped the investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up in the building.

While Sweden has revoked its arrest warrant for the whistleblower, London's Metropolitan Police have confirmed that Assange will still be detained if he leaves the embassy.

Assange has been residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, after taking refuge in the building in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape charges.

UK: Journalists converge on Ecuador Embassy after case dropped against Assange00:40
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Media representatives gathered outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London, Friday, following the news that Swedish prosecutors had dropped the investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up in the building.

While Sweden has revoked its arrest warrant for the whistleblower, London's Metropolitan Police have confirmed that Assange will still be detained if he leaves the embassy.

Assange has been residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012, after taking refuge in the building in order to avoid extradition to Sweden over rape charges.

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