David Kravets writes “UK spent $15.6 million guarding embassy housing Julian Assange”

2 July 2015

Scotland Yard has spent at least $15.6 million guarding the Ecuadorean embassy in London where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up for nearly 1,000 days.

“It is embarrassing to see the UK government spending more on surveillance and detaining an uncharged political refugee than on its investigation into the Iraq war, which killed hundreds of thousands,” Kristinn Hrafnsson, a WikiLeaks spokesman, said.

Full article at Ars Technica