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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Has Been Arrested

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

11:43 AM - 11 Apr 2019



WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

He's been holed up there since 2012 to avoid being extradited to the US to face charges relating to the website leaking classified documents.

The British Foreign Office says the arrest follows "extensive" dialogue with Ecuador.

The British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has tweeted his reaction, saying Assange is "no hero":



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