UN calls on UK, Sweden to end ‘arbitrary detention’ of Julian Assange

London,Feb.5(ANI):A United Nations panel has ruled in favour of Julian Assange and said that the UK and Sweden is ‘arbitrarily detaining’ the WikiLeaks founder.

The Independent reported that the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention called on Swedish and British authorities to end Mr Assange’s ‘deprivation of liberty’.

Ecuador asked for a compensation for housing Assange in its London embassy.

Earlier the British government said it would have to arrest Assange if he leaves the embassy as long as a European arrest warrant is in force. (ANI)

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