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Ecuador Wanted to Ship Assange in a Bag

A new set of leaked documents from the Ecuadorean embassy in London reveal that diplomatic officials thought about several ways to get Julian Assange out without being detected by the police. They considered putting him in a disguise and also hiding him in a diplomatic bag meant for documents. British police actually considered the bag option—so they were prepared in the event the WikiLeaks founder wanted on sex charges in Sweden was sneaked out that way.