Julian Assange Arrested in London
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Julian Assange Arrested in London After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum; U.S. Requests Extradition
Julian Assange, the Wikileaks founder, was arrested on Thursday inside Ecuador's Embassy in London, where he had lived since 2012 under diplomatic protection. London's Metropolitan Police service said in a statement its officers were "invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum."
Julian Assange Arrested by British Police After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police Thursday after U.K. law enforcement officials were "invited into the embassy by the Ambassador, following the Ecuadorean government's withdrawal of asylum."
Julian Assange's Arrest Prompts International Outcry from Rights Activists, Gov'ts
Legal experts, human rights activists and several governments decried the arrest of co-founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange Thursday in London at the embassy of Ecuador, a South American country where he was granted asylum in 2012 by former President Rafael Correa.
Assange Arrest 'National Shame' and 'Historical Error,' Ecuador's Ex-Foreign Minister Says
Ecuador's Former Foreign Minister Guillaume Long issued a statement Thursday condemning the arrest of Julian Assange from the Ecuadorean Embassy in the British capital London.
Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Kill 11 Yemeni Girls
Saudi coalition planes bombed the area next to a girls' school in Sanaa earlier today, killing at least 11 and injuring dozens more:
Cuban Doctors Attend to Venezuelan Oil Workers Amid US Blockade
Many Cuban doctors who are members of the "Barrio Adentro" mission are attending to the workers of the Electronic Corporation of Venezuela in order to help the people while they restore the Latin American nation´s power grid.
'Another Horrific Attack': US-Backed Saudi Coalition Bombs Yemen School, Killing Mostly Children
"President Trump, I urge you to sign the resolution Congress passed last week ending U.S. support for this conflict. Yemen needs humanitarian aid, not more bombs," tweeted Sen. Bernie Sanders
World Demands Lula's Liberty on 1st Anniversary of Captivity
People are gathering all over the world to commemorate the first anniversary of the imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva. The most revered leftist leader from Worker's Party (PT) in Brazil, was arrested last year on April 7 prior to the country's presidential election in 2018 which saw the victory of far-right Jair Bolsonaro.
Iran to blacklist U.S. military if Washington designates Guards as terrorists, lawmaker vows
Iran's Supreme Leader Tells Iraq To Push U.S. Troops Out As Soon As Possible
U.S. to designate elite Iranian force as terrorist organization
Pro-Trump Goon Arrested for Threatening to Kill Rep. Ilhan Omar
Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials
Flood of Comments Shows Public 'Utterly Repulsed' By Trump Plan to Take Food Stamps From 750,000 People
"This is a direct attack on the most vulnerable among us and this policy violence cannot go unchallenged," said Rev. William Barber
Theresa May's Appalling Legacy Will be the Destruction of the Good Friday Agreement
Her list of blunders is too long to repeat here but must include her decision to treat the outcome of the EU referendum as if it was a decisive choice by the British people. The near dead heat should have meant that the wishes of both sides would need to be accommodated to stop existing divisions widening.
Jamal Khashoggi's children get huge "blood money" payouts from Saudi Arabia, Washington Post reports
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency has intelligence substantiating an assessment that the crown prince ordered the killing of the columnist, who regularly criticized the royal family and the future king in particular.
SYRIA: U.S clings to "regime change" fantasy by occupying Syrian territory and threatening economic warfare – Peter Ford
Ambassador James Jeffrey, the US special envoy for Syria, gave an under-reported press briefing on 25 March which made fairly plain the US strategy. Far from being sated with its demolition of ISIS and resigned to Assad's ‘victory', the US clearly clings to its desire to remove Assad and proposes to go about that through economic warfare and by maintaining a military presence using the pretext of ensuring the ‘enduring' defeat of ISIS.
Brazil's Bolsonaro: No Moving Embassy to Jerusalem
Brazil's President Bolsonaro says the country won't move its embassy to Jerusalem, but will open a trade and technology center there, like Hungary.
Reuters Confirms That Bolton Torpedoed the Hanoi Summit
An explosive report by Reuters confirms that John Bolton sabotaged the denuclearization talks between Kim Jong un and Donald Trump in Hanoi in February. According to a March 29 exclusive by journalists Lesley Wroughton and David Brunnstrom:
No More US Financial Aid for Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador
President Donald Trump claims that Central American countries "haven't done a thing" for the United States.
US asks Chile to extradite arms dealer who sold weapons to Iraq... in deals ‘set up by CIA'
Washington has again shown that all is fair in war and business, calling for the extradition of a Chilean ex-arms dealer who sold cluster bombs to Iraq in the ‘80s, despite claims the CIA supported and approved the deals.
Trump says it's 'very important that OPEC increase the flow of oil' because prices are too high
President Donald Trump told OPEC on Thursday that its members should start pumping more oil, marking his second warning to the producer group this year as crude prices continue to rise.