WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appealed to the Swedish and British authorities to return him to freedom. On Monday, February 6, reports BBC News with reference to the statement of Assange, appeared in a broadcasting Corporation.
“I urge Britain and Sweden to do the right thing and give me back freedom. These two States have signed agreements on the recognition of the UN and its mechanisms in the field of human rights,” he said.
5 February 2016, experts of the UN Working group on arbitrary detention found unlawful deprivation of liberty, Assange. It is noted that “should be respected for his physical integrity and freedom of movement”.
On 19 June 2012 Assange is hiding in Ecuador’s Embassy in Britain to avoid extradition to Sweden where he is suspected of rape and sexual harassment. The guilt, the journalist denies and fears that after extradition the Swedish authorities in Stockholm extradite him to the US where he could face the death penalty for publishing classified information.