The mother of Assange asked the Prime Minister of Australia to help her son

© AFP 2017 / Justin TallisСооснователь WikiLeaks Julian Assange on the balcony of Embassy of Ecuador in London. 19 may 2017The mother of Assange asked the Prime Minister of Australia to help her son© AFP 2017 / Justin Tallis

The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is Australian citizen, called on the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to put pressure on the UK authorities to allow her son to move to Ecuador, transfers TV channel ABC.

«I officially call on Malcolm Turnbull to step in, acting like the Prime Minister and to protect the citizen…», — quotes the channel of Christine Assange.

Assange 2012 is the Embassy of Ecuador in London — he then appealed to the Ecuadorian authorities with a request for political asylum for fear of extradition by Swedish authorities in the United States because of his activities in WikiLeaks.

Christine Assange said her son for five years was deprived «of sunlight, fresh air and exercise.»

On Friday it became known that the Swedish prosecution authority discontinued the investigation into Assange, suspected of rape in 2010. London police issued a statement which warned that if he leaves the Embassy, he gets arrested again. The reason for the arrest in London will be still a valid warrant issued by Westminster magistrates court after the founder of the controversial website 29 Jun 2012 refused to surrender to the court. Authorities in the UK and USA declined to comment on whether the purpose of the request for extradition of Assange.