Assange Ready For Arrest If Denied Asylum: Colleague

Julian Assange

LONDON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, holed up inside Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition, would leave the embassy and face arrest if the Latin American country turned down his asylum request, his colleague said on Thursday.

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