British Authorities Trying To Come Up With “Really Neat Way” To Lure Julian Assange Out Of Ecuadorian Embassy

Assange, Ecuadorian Embassy

Authorities were sure this was going to work. As of the of this writing it has not.

London—Holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy since June, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is trying the patience of British authorities, who want to extradite him back to his home country of Sweden, where officials there want to talk to him about an ongoing sexual assault investigation.

Assange was granted diplomatic asylum inside the embassy, and said he fears being sent home to Sweden will eventually lead to him being extradited to the United States where he would face charges over Wikileaks’ acquisition and posting of sensitive diplomatic cables.

And to date, he hasn’t left the embassy, leading to Scotland Yard’s finest scratching their heads for the best way to lure him out.
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