Tens of thousands of people have shut down the city center to protest a bill that would allow extradition to China.
Demonstrators have been barricading roads, surrounding government buildings while facing off against—and clashing with—riot police.
Organizers said 1 million Hong Kong residents marched in Sunday's protests against plans to allow extradition of criminals to China.
Assange was too ill to appear via video link for a hearing in U.K. court over extradition to the United States.
Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno reportedly described Julian Assange as a "brat" after withdrawing the WikiLeaks founder's asylum status.
"WikiLeaks, I love WikiLeaks," Donald Trump said during an October 2016 campaign rally.
The U.K. said it would not extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the U.S. if he were to face the death penalty.
In November, the Justice Department accidentally revealed that it has sealed charges against Assange.
China promises response if Washington pushes forward with its demand for the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was detained in Canada in December.
Ameen is believed to have assassinated a police officer in the town of Rawah in 2014 while fighting for ISIS.
Prosecutors in the U.K. are prepared to file an extradition request for two Russians they suspect carried out a nerve agent attack that killed one person and injured three others.
German-born Kim Dotcom has been fighting extradition to the United States since 2012.
The arrest ends the international manhunt for 22-year-old Orlando Tercero.
The controversial founder of Megaupload wants a sum equivalent to about 3.5 percent of New Zealand's economy.
The WikiLeaks founder will stay in the embassy until the U.K. clarifies whether it has received an extradition request from the U.S., his attorney tells Newsweek.
Australia canceled a parliamentary vote on Tuesday to finally ratify an extradition treaty with China, 10 years after it was signed.
U.S. authorities say Dotcom and three Megaupload executives cost film studios and record companies more than $500 million by encouraging paying users to store and share copyrighted material.
More than 100,000 people signed an official White House petition urging Obama to pardon Manning before he steps down.
The Megaupload founder has been granted permission to livestream his extradition appeal.
The U.S. is evaluating documents sent by Turkey to push for the extradition of Gulen, the alleged mastermind of the country's recent failed coup.
Christophe Naudin is accused of helping the pair flee the Dominican Republic.