Julian Assange freedom hopes dashed as court rules Wikileaks founder’s arrest warrant is still valid
A Swedish rape probe against him was dropped last year, but Assange fears arrest for jumping bail – and extradition to the US – if he steps outside of the building.
The 46-year-old hoped he would be able to walk out of the Knightsbridge embassy today if he had convinced Westminster Magistrates Court to quash his arrest warrant.
But when the court refused to lift the warrant, Julian tweeted: “Wall to wall fake news stating stating the government won today’s hearing. Nothing of the sort has happened.
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