‘A dangerous precedent’: Julian Assange’s lawyer hits out at his arrest

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The founder of WikiLeaks, Australian Julian Assange, has been arrested after he was kicked out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

  • AFP – SBS

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s seven-year hideout in Ecuador’s London embassy ended on Thursday when British police dragged him out and arrested him on an extradition request from the United States to face hacking charges.

Footage shot by the Russian video news agency Ruptly showed Mr Assange – his worn face framed by a bushy white beard and shock of silver hair – being hustled out of the…

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