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WikiLeaks’ Assange says to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses UN case

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The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is currently considering a request for relief by Assange, who argued in a submission that his time in the embassy constituted arbitrary detention.

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