Ecuador throws out Assange suit

Ecuador cut off Julian Assange's communications because the Australian broke a promise not to interfere in other countries' affairs while in the mission. – EPA pic, October 30, 2018.

ECUADOR yesterday threw out the suit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed charging that Quito violated his “fundamental rights” and limited his access to the outside world while in asylum at its London embassy.

Magistrate Karen Martinez ruled that the suit could not move forward, as filed by WikiLeaks’ attorney, the former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon.

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