Tuesday, 7 December 2010

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested by Scotland Yard

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by officers from Scotland Yard's extradition unit today. 
The 39-year-old Australian was held when he attended a central London police station by appointment at 9.30am.
He will appear before a district judge at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court later today, where his lawyers are expected to fight extradition proceedings.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Officers from the Metropolitan Police Extradition Unit have this morning arrested Julian Assange on behalf of the Swedish authorities on suspicion of rape.
The full article here 

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