Did you all remember that earlier how a series of mysterious tweets from WikiLeaks led to rumors that founder Julian Assange had died? Yes, sounds creepy right, but later WikiLeaks’ volunteer finally managed to maintain that Julian Assange’s Internet connection was cut off by the State Party. However, now according to the latest reports, the well-known Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange quits as the editor of WikiLeaks.
Julian Assange Quits As The Editor Of WikiLeaks
The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, leaves the address of the portal that he himself founded in 2006. This Thursday afternoon the Australian computer scientist has announced that he will be the spokesperson of the page Kristinn Hrafnsson, the person in charge of occupying the post of chief editor of WikiLeaks.
Through a statement released on social networks, the famous editor of WikiLeaks, of course, I am talking about Julian Assange has explained that his decision is due to the “extraordinary circumstances” for which he is isolated.
And not only that, as the 47-year-old Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange remains as a refugee in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012 and it has been several months that the well-known Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange is living without Internet access as well.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Assange appoints Hrafnsson Editor-in-Chief after six months of effective incommunicado detention, remains publisher [background: https://t.co/2jOgvSu5bG] pic.twitter.com/0Fwvf3SrkL
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 26, 2018
“I condemn Julian Assange’s treatment that leads to my new role, but I appreciate the responsibility of ensuring the continuation of the important work based on the ideals of WikiLeaks,” Hrafnsson said in the statement.
Last May, Ecuador decided to withdraw the additional security of its embassy in London after the British newspaper The Guardian published that the Ecuadorian government had allocated 4.2 million euros in an “espionage operation” to “protect” the well-known Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange.
In addition, Ecuador cut the Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange’s access to the Internet at the end of March after repeatedly asking him to avoid commenting on policy issues from third countries, a condition that persists today.
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“Ecuador continues to seek an exit to the situation of Mr. Assange, who is an internationally protected person. The interest of our country is to guarantee their well-being and the fulfillment of their human rights,” assured the Ecuadorian Chancellor, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, in May.
Regarding the abandonment of his position at the head of WikiLeaks, Hrafnsson told that “remains to be seen” if his removal as the director is temporary or permanent.
Moreover, the well-known Australian computer scientist, of course, Julian Assange is being investigated by the Swedish Prosecutor’s Office since 2010, accused of four sexual crimes that two women reported and that were allegedly committed when he had been visiting Sweden. So, what do you think about this? Simply share all your views and thoughts in the comment section below.