Ecuador says it cut Assange internet over US election leaks

Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, addresses journalists via a live video feed on October 4, 2016 in BerlinEcuador said it had cut the internet access of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up at its London embassy, due to leaks by the anti-secrecy website that could impact the US election. “The government of Ecuador respects the principle of non-intervention in the internal affairs of other states. WikiLeaks has published a damaging trove of hacked emails from US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign in recent weeks.

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