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Julian Assange arrest

Explainer: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London after seven-year refuge in embassy

The computer hacker faces the prospect of extradition to the United States. 

Apr 11, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

US charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy

Assange, arrested by British police in London and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy there, faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison on the American charges, the US Justice Department said in a statement.

Apr 11, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

"Julian Assange, 47, has today, Thursday 11 April, been arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) at the Embassy of Ecuador," police said.

Apr 11, 2019, 15:16 PM IST