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Julian a song is the founder of wikileaks has been arrested after his years long refuge in Ecuador's London embassy , police say they were allowed into the embassy to make the arrest after Ecuador's government withdrew a song just asylum status wikileaks says Ecuador did this in violation of international law is off the songs had been holed up in the embassy since two thousand twelve to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault investigation Sweden later dropped the case but he remained in the embassy over fears that the United States wants to prosecute him over wikileaks his role in the release of hundreds of thousands of secret government documents over the years many embarrassing songes relationship with his protectors at the embassy has soured in recent months and Ecuador accused him of leaking material about their president Marino's private life on Wednesday wikileaks also claims that the Ecuador stories were spying on a song and that an unidentified group in Spain was trying to extort money from him after the obtained his medical records and other private documents it's not immediately clear if the two incidents are related to his arrest nor what awaits him next