Wikileaks’ Julian Assange arrested after Ecuadorian Embassy ejection | Daily Mail Online

The Wikileaks founder was arrested by British police officers on behalf of the US to answer a charge of conspiring with American whistleblower Chelsea Manning ‘to break a password to a classified government computer’ in 2010.According to court documents unsealed today, the charge relates to Assange’s alleged role in ‘one of the largest compromises of classified information in the history of the US’ and he faces a maximum jail term of five years.He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and pleaded not guilty to a further charge of failing to surrender following an extradition order from Sweden in 2011, which related to rape allegations made the year before.

Source: Wikileaks’ Julian Assange arrested after Ecuadorian Embassy ejection | Daily Mail Online

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