How exactly it came to the arrest of the WikiLeaks founder Assange? It is now clear that what the US accused him specifically: conspiracy Whistleblower Manning. Five years in prison threaten him, according to US authorities.
The U.S. Department of justice, accuses WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange conspiracy with the Whistleblower Chelsea Manning. Assange is to be accused, to have Manning helped to crack a password of a computer network of the government, it said in a communication to the Ministry of justice. The U.S. authorities had asked Britain an extradition request on the basis of which Assange had been arrested.
The WikiLeaks founder had lived almost seven years in the London Embassy of Ecuador, where he enjoyed asylum. The danger of an extradition to the USA was exactly what Assange prompted to take refuge in the Embassy and as long as there endure.