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Tue Oct 30, 2018, 06:55 PM

Ecuador throws out Assange's mistreatment claim

By Alix Culbertson, news reporter

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's claim that Ecuador is violating his "fundamental rights" in its London embassy has been thrown out ...

The 47-year-old Australian claimed Ecuador was limiting his access to the outside world and he was living in an "inhuman situation" ...

Mr Assange has claimed new asylum terms forcing him to pay for medical bills, laundry and phone calls and to clean up after his pet cat violate his rights ...

In the Ecuadorean capital of Quito, magistrate Karen Martinez ruled on Monday that the suit could not move forward ...

https://news.sky.com/story/ecuador-throws-out-wikileaks-founder-julian-assanges-mistreatment-claim-11540082

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struggle4progress Oct 30 OP
struggle4progress Oct 30 #1
RainCaster Oct 30 #3
struggle4progress Oct 30 #2
struggle4progress Oct 30 #4
Cha Oct 30 #11
NurseJackie Oct 30 #5
Blue_true Oct 30 #6
2naSalit Oct 30 #8
VOX Oct 30 #9
Arkansas Granny Oct 30 #7
Cha Oct 30 #10
Scurrilous Oct 30 #12

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 06:57 PM

1. Must obey new rules to stay in embassy, judge says

Flora Charner, CNN
Updated 0937 GMT (1737 HKT) October 30, 2018

... Judge Karla Martinez said Monday that Assange would have to abide by the rules imposed by Ecuador's embassy in London ...

"He can stay as long as he wants inside the embassy. But given that his asylum has lasted for more than six years and there is no indication that it could be solved immediately, he needs to follow the certain rules and those are the ones included in the protocol," Salvador told CNN Friday ...

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/10/30/uk/assange-ecuador-intl/index.html

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #1)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:00 PM

3. Yes!!

He is free to leave anytime.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:00 PM

2. Assange loses legal fight and must clean up after his cat

Samuel Osborne
9 hours ago

... the judge, Karina Martinez, decided the stricter rules recently imposed by the South American nation’s embassy do not violate his asylum rights because authorities have the right to decide what is and isn’t allowed inside the building.

Mr Assange’s lawyer has vowed to appeal the decision. “The Ecuadorian state has an international responsibility to protect Mr Assange,” Carlos Poveda said ...

Ecuador’s government contended the requirements are aimed at peaceful cohabitation in tight quarters in the small embassy, where Mr Assange takes up more than a third of the space.

Embassy staff had complained of Mr Assange riding a skateboard in the halls, of playing football on the grounds and behaving aggressively with security personnel ...

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/julian-assange-news-wikileaks-ecuador-embassy-london-lawsuit-rules-cat-internet-a8608676.html

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:02 PM

4. Cleaning cat box is not "violating his fundamental rights"

By Tim Hume
Oct 30, 2018

... Assange argued that the rules were part of a push to force him from the embassy. During his 20-minute video-link presentation to the court in Quito Monday, he accused Ecuadorian authorities of being in talks with the U.S. and the U.K. over his status.

Ecuador says the rules are aimed at making their ongoing cohabitation work, in a modest building in which Assange takes up more than a third of the space. Hosting Assange has so far cost Ecuador $6 million, according to the country’s Attorney General Inigo Salvador ...

https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/8xjzkb/ecuador-assange-cat-rights-lawsuit

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Response to struggle4progress (Reply #4)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 09:13 PM

11. $6 million to house his ass.. Wtf

Ecuador?!

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:05 PM

5. Aw.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:22 PM

6. They should throw his ass out of the embassy.

And see whether he can sprint to the Russian embassy before Bobbies catch up to him.

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 08:56 PM

8. LOL

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 09:08 PM

9. Yes!

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 07:26 PM

7. Well, bless his heart.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 09:10 PM

10. HaHa, ASSange

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Tue Oct 30, 2018, 09:17 PM

12. Poor him.

Forced to clean up after his cat.

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