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WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says the governments of Sweden and the United Kingdom are contributing to human rights abuses by continuing to deprive him of freedom, one year after the UN found he was being "arbitrarily detained" in London.

He has been living inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for more than four years because he fears he will be extradited to the US.

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, a collection of worldwide human rights experts, announced February 5, 2016 that they believed Assange was unfairly confined and put on house arrest following allegations of sexual assault stemming from a 2010 visit to Sweden. At no time in the 16 month process did they withdraw.

The Swedish authorities agreed previous year to question him inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

Former Baywatch and home-movie star Pam Anderson may be delivering more than vegan lunches to Julian Assange, if the recent rumor mill is any indication.

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Pamela Anderson is rumored to be in a relationship with Julian Assange

The Australian had pledged to hand himself in if Manning - who was sentenced to 35 years in jail for leaking 700,000 classified government and military documents to WikiLeaks - was shown clemency.

But after that, Assange appeared to go back on his promise with a statement saying he was happy to travel to the USA but only if his rights were "guaranteed".

Assange is still wanted for questioning in Sweden over rape allegations - which he's denied - stemming from a 2010 case and famously negotiated to remain inside the embassy to avoid extradition under a European arrest warrant.

The Australian's current place of refuge stems from a fear that sexual misconduct and rape allegations against him in Sweden, which he has denied, may result in extradition to the United States regarding WikiLeaks-related activities.

Amid all of this, however, Assange may end up being extradited for another reason.



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