Assange in custody, Halloween Brexit, Sudan's palace coup and India's high-stake general election

published 6 months ago by France 24

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, now 47, was dragged out of Ecuador’s embassy in London on Thursday after his seven-year asylum was revoked by his host country. He’s now been charged with skipping bail in the UK, and the plaintiff in a sexual assault case in Sweden – which had been dropped on a technicality - has asked for the case to be re-opened. The US has also unsealed an indictment against the Australian over Chelsea Manning's data dumps of classified defence and state department cables.

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