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uk judge upholds assange's arrest warrant, rejects his bid to leave embassy

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uk judge upholds assange's arrest warrant, rejects his bid to leave embassy

wikileaks founder julian assange had his hopes of freedom dashed on tuesday when a judge in london upheld a warrant for his arrest on a charge of skipping bail. the 46-year-old australian has been holed up in the ecuadorian embassy in london since 2012 fearing arrest if he leaves the building, potentially paving the way for him to be extradited to the us, reports xinhua news agency. senior district judge emma arbuthnot delivered her ruling on tuesday at westminster magistrates court in london stating it is in the public interest to pursue him for failing to surrender to his bail. "i find arrest is a proportionate response even though assange has restricted his own freedom for a number of years," she was quoted as saying. "defendants on bai...