Publicity Seeker Or Crusader: Julian Assange Still Divides Opinions Post Arrest

Rashmee Roshan Lall

WikiLeaks’ co-founder Julian Assange decisively returned to the world news agenda on April 11 with his bodily removal, kicking and screaming, from self-imposed incarceration in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

The governments and legal systems of four countries — Britain, Ecuador, the United States and Sweden — are involved in the Assange saga. Britain for arresting a man variously regarded as a truth-teller or anarchist menace. Ecuador, for…