Why WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Is Cut Off From Internet + 4 Other Facts You Need to Know

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Ecuador has cut off the Internet connection for WikiLeaks founder inside its embassy in London because of his posts on social media.

Keep on reading Nexter.org to understand what has happened.

Why Assange won’t use Internet anymore?

The government of Ecuador has cut off the Internet connection for WikiLeaks founder inside its London embassy.

The reason is that Assange violated an agreement not to release messages interfering with other nations’ affairs.

Assange published the accusations in Twitter that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in the UK on 4 March.

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Source: Twitter

Ecuador says it cut off his outside communications access – for at least the second time in two years.

What is Assange doing in Ecuador embassy?

  • In August 2010 Assange visited Sweden and later he became the subject of sexual assault allegations from two women with whom he had sex.

He was questioned, the case was initially closed, and he was told he could leave the country.

  • However, in November 2010 the case was re-opened.

Assange denied the allegations and said he was happy to face questions in Britain.

  • Assange was granted political asylum at the Ecuadorean embassy in 2012.

He was initially staying in London to avoid extradition to Sweden.

assange-photo

Source: AP

  • Assange has previously expressed concern that he will be extradited to the US if he leaves the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

Assange afraid that he could face the death penalty over allegations of revealing government secrets through WikiLeaks.

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