Dark moment for press: How the world reacts to Assange being shown the Ecua-door

From human-rights organisations to politicians across the globe – people have been reacting to the arrest of WikiLeaks whistleblower Julian Assange.

On Thursday, police officers dragged him out of his refuge in London’s Ecuadorian embassy – after Quito cancelled his asylum.

‘The manner in which this operation was executed leaves a total impression of a flagrant and unconcealed neglect for the human dignity of the arrestee’ – Russian FM’s spokesperson Zakharova

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