Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Julian AssangeThe horizon, and they seem to be helping our southern neighbours., the founder of Wikileaks who is currently in a British prisonReporter Kevin Donovan.
Ecuador’s justice system formally notified the Australian of the nullity of his naturalization in a letter that came in response to a claim filed by the South American country’s Foreign Ministry.
A naturalization is considered damaging when it is granted based on the concealment of relevant facts, false documents or fraudPersonal gatherings. Ecuadorian authorities say Assange’s naturalization letter had multiple inconsistencies, different signatures, the possible alteration of documents and unpaid fees, among other issues.
Carlos Poveda, Assange’s lawyer, told The Associated Press the decision was made without due process and Assange was not allowed to appear in the caseThe one-shot Johnson.