WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears in court after arrest by British police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has briefly appeared in court after he was arrested at Ecuador’s embassy in London on Thursday.

Police entered the building and arrested him after Ecuador withdrew his asylum, reports EWN's UK Correspondent Gavin Grey.

Ecuador has said that they terminated his political asylum because he'd been in violation of international law.

Gavin Grey, UK Correspondent - EWN

Assange had been living at the embassy since 2012 when he sought refuge there.

It's reported that the embassy was not happy with his conduct and alleged interference in the internal affairs of other states, Grey explains.

The Ecuadorian president said that his behaviour at the embassy in London had reached its limit.

Gavin Grey, UK Correspondent - EWN

It's understood that Assange has been remanded in custody.

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