WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s lawsuit over new asylum conditions have been dismissed by a judge in Ecuador, who maintained that the country was “not violating his fundamental rights.” The judge said that Assange must show obedience to the rules stipulated by Ecuador’s embassy in London.
The new rules laid out by the embassy include keeping parts of the embassy used clean, taking care of his cat, paying for his food, medical care and laundry as well as obtaining prior authorization for visitors.
The Foreign Ministry of Ecuador has said that Assange’s asylum status will continue if he abides by the new rules.
Assange had accused Ecuador of attacking his character and being in talks with the US and the UK.
It may be recalled that the founder of WikiLeaks has been staying in the embassy since year 2012 when he was granted asylum to avoid extradition to Sweden owing to allegations of sexual assault against him. Though the case has been dropped, Assange has been staying in asylum for fear of extradition to the US, owing to his works with WikiLeaks.