Soon after the news broke, Assange tweeted a photo of himself, smiling contentedly. He has yet to leave the Ecuadoran embassy in London where he has spent the past five years.
A computer, a treadmill, a cat - Julian Assange does not have many diversions. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012, with no sign he will be able to leave anytime soon.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was defiant after Swedish prosecutors dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape. The move brings to an end a seven-year legal standoff, but UK police may still arrest him.
After an earlier hardline stance, Ecuador's new president Lenin Moreno says the Wikileaks boss can stay at its London embassy. The Australian has been fighting extradition to Sweden on rape charges since 2012.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras’ long-awaited documentary film on controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will make its television debut in the United States.
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