Creator of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange Appeals For Asylum in France, Authorities Refused
Assange took a paper to write his appeal to France, while during the previous weeks WikiLeaks has published multiple documents associated to Germany and France.
National Security Agency (NSA) reportedly has been spying on French companies and monitoring German Chancellor, Angela Merkel all the time, even taping her phone calls.
Over the couple of weeks, WikiLeaks has been publishing revelation which raised huge rage in high officials, the organization created associated with multiple countries’ media group to carry out his revelation.
WikiLeaks also has worked with two French daily newspapers as Mediapart and Libération and with German tabloid Süddeutsche Zeitung, which is a largest national subscription daily newspaper.
In the response of his request, a statement was issued from President Francois Hollande’s office, in which, “France cannot act on his request,” after thinking about deeply about the issue.
Hollande’s office reportedly said in statement that they didn’t discover any immediate danger in ongoing situation.
“Furthermore, he is subject to a European arrest warrant,” added Hollande’s office.
Nevertheless, Assange published appeal letter on early Friday, in which—mentioned that United States’ authorities have been continuously threatening with death and following their journalist, in the response of his professional moves.
The-44-year-old Australian journalist described in his letter, “In welcoming me, France would be accomplishing a humanitarian gesture,”
Though, a denial came out form his legal team which it claimed that Assange hadn’t requested for asylum, revealed by him that he was just reacting to a current invitation by a group of French civil rights activists which backed by Christiane Taubira, the French Minister of Justice.
Baltasar Garzon, who is a Spanish Jurist as well his defense team head, claimed that no anyone plea for asylum in France was done by the Assange.