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- Has lived in embassy since 2012.
Police in London say they are looking over the policy of keeping police stationed outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, keeping watch on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, news agency AP reports.
Julian Assange's fight against extradition to Sweden to face allegations of sexual assault has now cost the British taxpayer £10 million, Scotland Yard revealed on Friday.
- Has spent two years in embassy.
Ecuador has guaranteed political asylum to Julian Assange for ”as long as necessary”, a vow that comes a day after a Swedish court upheld an arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder.
- Hoping for a live-link.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be coming to Stockholm to receive his Right Livelihood Prize, it has been announced today.
- Detention order still stands.
Sweden's Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Julian Assange's lawyers to have his detention set aside.
- Rumored to have medical problems; offered few details.
During a Monday morning press conference at the Ecuadorian embassy, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he would leave the emabssy "soon" but gave scant details on his statement. Assange said his health has suffered during his more than 2-year stay at the embassy.
- Denied by District Court.
The Swedish defence lawyer for Julian Assange says to Radio Sweden his client is prepared to fight all the way, and they are confident of a good result in the Appeal Court.
- "We will appeal."
The Stockholm District Court decided on Wednesday to uphold the arrest warrant against Julian Assange.
- Two years spent at Ecuadorian embassy.
The Swedish legal team of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought to have his arrest warrant dropped, submitting a petition to the Stockholm District Court on Tuesday.
- Says Swedish prosecutor fears losing face.
In an interview with Swedish Radio News Julian Assange says he does not think he would be fairly treated by the Swedish legal system.
- Wanted for alleged sex crimes.
Julian Assange's lawyers are to make a new attempt to get the custody order on their client lifted, so he can leave the Ecuadorean embassy where he has been staying for the last two years.
- MEP defends whistleblower.
A European politician met with Swedish lawmakers and held a press conference in Stockholm Thursday with the hope of convincing Sweden of moving forward with the Julian Assange case.