Lawyer to file lawsuit over revocation of Ecuadorian citizenship for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

The revocation of Assange nationality had been requested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ecuadorian Attorney General's Office under the argument "that administrative and regulatory formalities had been ignored".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carlos Poveda, the lawyer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, said on Tuesday, July 27, that he will file legal action against the decision by a lower court to withdraw his client's Ecuadorian nationality, granted in 2017.

Poveda said that last week they had an oral hearing in which "they indicated that the revocation of nationality was accepted," but clarified that "that resolution is not firm because you can still put appeals before the National Court."

The lawyer pointed out that the revocation of the nationality had been requested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and . . .

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