Assange Will Surrender To UK Police If UN Rules Against Him
"The outcome of a UN investigation into the case of Julian Assange is set to be revealed on Friday morning. Assange can potentially walk out a free man if the five-member UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention rules that the WikiLeaks founder has been detained in the Ecuadorian embassy illegally.
In a statement by WikiLeaks posted on Twitter, Assange said that, 'should the UN announce tomorrow [Friday] that I have lost my case against the United Kingdom and Sweden, I shall exit the embassy at noon on Friday to accept arrest by British police as there is no meaningful prospect of further appeal.
But Assange stressed, should the UN rule in his favor, he expects 'the immediate return of my passport and the termination of further attempts to arrest me..."