“I don’t know any case in history where diplomatic asylum did not end in freedom for the person. I hope this will not be an exception in history. Every country must respect the right of the country granting asylum and the person who was granted it.” – Julian Assange
Anybody watching coverage of the demonstrations may have been struck by a repeated motif – a strangely stylised mask of Guy Fawkes with a moustache and pointy beard.
WikiLeaks also posted some pictures of the medical file which is said to be of the 53 Years old Steven Paul Jobs.
They suggest that Arctic states, including the US and Russia, are all pushing to stake a claim.
The lawyer for Julian Assange has argued that the embattled WikiLeaks founder will face a secret trial that violates international standards of fairness if sent to Sweden to face sexual assault allegations.
Robert Stary, Assange’s Melbourne-based lawyer, stated:“Our main concern is really the possible extradition to the US”.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will argue he should not be extradited from Britain to Sweden over alleged sex crimes because he could end up in the United States facing the death penalty.
One of the women said in her statement to police that she was obsessed with meeting the tall, wiry man she had come to see as a hero of free speech – “interesting, brave and admirable.”