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UN Rights Panel Rules WikiLeaks Founder Was 'Arbitrarily Detained'

A U.N. human rights working group has ruled that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, but the group has no authority over British police seeking to arrest him. The working group announced its findings Friday, some 3½ years after Assange took refuge in the embassy to avoid arrest and extradition to Sweden on rape charges. British authorities have not yet responded to the ruling. On Thursday, Swedish...

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