Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, faces life threats for his dare to release the official American documents to the world. According to reports, a suspicious package containing “white suspicious powdery substance” at London’s Ecuadorian embassy, where he has been under wraps for the past five-and-a-half years, dreading to be extradited to the United States to face trial for WikiLeaks’ publication of hush-hush US military and diplomatic documents in 2010.
Worth noticing here that Assange is also a geopolitical analyst, and his detention is in direct violation of UN ruling WGAD/54/2015.
Yesterday, at 3:03 PM, Assange, confirmed via Twitter he had received a suspicious package.
I can confirm that a package containing an unknown white powdery substance and a threat was addressed to my name. It was handed to UK diplomatic police. I understand they are performing toxicology and forensics. https://t.co/s0F2aCBSAS?
— Julian Assange ⌛ (@JulianAssange) February 6, 2018
Kensington and Chelsea police also established that Assange had received a package and the investigations are underway the incident.
After the examination of the package, official twitter handle of Kensington & Chelsea Police said:
Police attended the Ecuadorian Embassy in SW1 following reports of a small suspicious package. The item was assessed by specialist officers and deemed to be non-suspicious. There are no injuries and this incident has now been stood down.
— MPS Kensington & Chelsea (@MPSKenChel) February 6, 2018
Important to mention here the threatening package was received the same day Judge, Emma Arbuthnot disallowed a request by Assange.
A further ruling to have the warrant lifted on “public interest grounds” is due for February 13, 2018.
Assange, 46, fled in 2012 to enter the Ecuadorian embassy in an effort to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault and rape. Following his consistent denial of the rape and assault allegations, Swedish prosecuting attorney have since dropped those charges.