Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been
arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had taken refuge in the
embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case.
Recently, Eucadorian government had withdrawn
his asylum on the grounds that he had repeatedly violated conventions.
Julian Assange is a controversial figure who
founded anti-secrecy organization Wikileaks in 2006. Wikileaks aims at obtaining and publishing
confidential documents and images.
Wikileaks made international headlines in 2010
when it released footage of US soldiers killing civilians from a helicopter in
Julian Assange has also been alleged of conspiring
with Chelsea Manning, former US intelligence analyst, to access classified
information on Department of Defense computers of USA. The USA at presents
wants to extradite Assange and trial him over charges of computer hacking and