Wikileaks' Assange gives media statement in London: photos

Wikileaks' Assange gives media statement in London: photos

Summary: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.

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  • Police officers are seen discussing likely forthcoming events of the day, ahead of Julian Assange's statement to the public, protesters, and the press.

  • Perhaps the perfect image of the entire event: one elderly 'protester' speaks to police officers as she walked past the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge. The mood around the area was calm and relaxed.

  • A swarm of police officers walk down the side street of the Ecuadorian embassy, close to the balcony where Assange was due to give his speech, to ensure the rights of the diplomatic status-held building remains intact, and that protesters and members of the public do not get too close to the building.

Topics: Privacy, Government, Government UK, Security

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  • The calm...

    ...before the storm, I suspect....
    JustCallMeBC