WikiLeaks’ Assange arrested on behalf of US
Video shows Julian Assange dragged out of embassy
UK police say that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in connection to an extradition request from the US government in 2017.
Assange sought political asylum in the Equadorian embassy in London in 2012
The Wikileaks founder had been holed up in the embassy for seven years because he feared that if he stepped off Ecuador’s diplomatic soil, he wouldbe arrested and extradited to the U.S. for publishing thousands of classified military and diplomatic cables through WikiLeaks.