Julian Assange's asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy
A high level source within the Ecuadorian government tells WikiLeaks that Julian Assange will be expelled within "hours to days" and that Ecuador's government already has an agreement with the UK for his arrest. On April 2, 2019, Ecuador's President Lenín Moreno accused Wikileaks of leaking the INA Papers. The INA Papers are a set of documents published in February 2019, which uncover the operations of INA Investment Corp, an offshore tax haven created by the brother of President Lenín Moreno. The trove of emails, phone communications and expense receipts are said to link the president and his family to a series of corrupt and criminal dealings, including money laundering and offshore accounts. The leak has sparked a parliamentary investigation into President Moreno for corruption.
Ecuador twists embarrassing INA Papers into pretext to oust Assange (en Español) On 26 March, WikiLeaks’ Twitter account announced that President Moreno is being investigated by Ecuador’s Congress for corruption, sparked by the INA Papers leak. The same tweet referenced President Moreno’s attempt to surrender Assange in exchange for US debt relief, a fact that …