In a letter published on justice4assange.com, Julian Assange Thursday said that he is ready to get arrested if the United Nations rules that he has lost the case against the United Kingdom and Sweden.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention will announce its verdict in Julian Assange v Sweden and the United Kingdom on Friday, 5 February 2016. Julian Assange submitted a complaint against Sweden and the United Kingdom to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on 12 September 2014. Assange has spent over three years in the embassy of Ecuador.
If it finds that the detention is unlawful, the WGAD will order that he be released immediately and compensated.
In a letter published on Wikileaks twitter (micro blogging) account, Assange writes from the Eucadorian Embassy, “Should the UN announce tomorrow that I have lost my case against the UK and Sweden, I shall exit the embassy at noon on Friday to accept arrest by British Police as there is no meaningful prospect of further appeal. However, should I prevail and the state parties be found to have acted unlawfully, I expect the immediate return of my passport and the termination of further attempts to arrest me.”
The UK Ministry of Defense Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program has selected Embraer Phenom 100 business jets to provide multi-engine pilot training to its aircrew. The contract includes support services and an option for additional follow on aircraft, Embraer said in a statement Wednesday
General Dynamics has won a $440 million seven years term contract to continue work for providing fire control systems and subsystems aboard US Navy and UK's Royal Navy nuclear ballistic-missile submarines (SSBN). General Dynamics will deliver support and modernization of the existing SSBN strategic weapon system including fire control subsystem installation, maintenance, sustainment, training and repairs to navigation and launch subsystems
The recent revelation by former NSA contractor and Whistle-blower, Edward Snowden on UK assisting US National Security Agency in Spying Israeli drones shows the ease with which the program ‘Anarchist was carried out. This makes the nations who have bought or are in the process of buying Israeli attack drones vulnerable to spying from the US and the UK
Julian assanges whistleblowing website WikiLeaks was hacked on Monday following the publication of the second batch of leaked Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails. "Our email publication servers are under a targeted DoS (denial-of-service) attack since releasing #DNCLeak2," WikiLeaks said in a Twitter post
The UK and Sweden have rejected the ruling by the UN panel favouring Julian Assange. The UN Panel examining the case of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange on Friday ruled that he should be allowed to walk free and compensated for his, “deprivation of liberty”
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