Julian Assange: can the UK withdraw diplomatic status from the Ecuadorian embassy? – Head of Legal

Posted August 16th, 2012 in asylum, embassies, extradition, news by sally

“The latest twist in the Julian Assange case, as we await Ecuador’s decision on granting him asylum (a decision which would not, as I’ve written before, in itself allow protection from arrest if he steps outside the embassy), is that people are wondering whether the UK can simply strip the embassy of its diplomatic status, so allowing police officers to enter it.”

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Head of Legal, 15th August 2012

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