Global News 4/11/19 – Julian Assange arrested, Al-Bashir ousted, and the middle class in decline

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, was arrested Thursday at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he had sheltered since 2012. Credit Henry Nicholls/Reuters

This Thursday, some huge developments around the world took place. Julian Assange, the leader of WikiLeaks who had been taking shelter in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, was arrested today and faces extradition to the US. In addition, Sudan’s genocide-accused president Al-Bashir was ousted by the country’s military after months of protests. Finally, the middle class is no longer truly “middle.” Read more on why, and check out more stories, below.