Ecuador Takes 'Sovereign Decision' to Withdraw Assange Asylum Status

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno said on Thursday, April 11, that the country had taken a “sovereign decision” to withdraw Julian Assange’s asylum status. Assange was arrested by the Metropolitan Police the same day.

The WikiLeaks founder was arrested on a warrant issued by Westminster Magistrates’ Court in 2012. Credit: Lenin Moreno via Storyful