The U.K. police has issued an order for Julian Assange to appear at a police station on Friday, to begin the extradition process. Assange has rejected it. In an interview with the BBC, he explains why.
The WikiLeaks whistleblower, Assange, is currently liable for arrest by the U.K. police should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy, on the grounds that he has violated his bail conditions. He is wanted in Sweden on allegations of rape and sexual assault, which Assange denies, and says that the charges are “depthless and politically-motivated.” He has been in the Ecuadorian Embassy since last Tuesday, appealing for political asylum from the Ecuadorian government…. read more and view video.