August 18, 2014
By Bill Chappell
"These are two lost years for everyone," Patino said. "There has not been justice for anyone. The situation must come to an end. Two years is simply too long."
As for the possible timetable for his departure, WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson tells the BBC, "The plan is for him to leave as soon as the U.K. government decides to honor its obligations in relation to international agreements and calls off the siege outside — it's as simple as that."
Coupled with today's news conference, those comments led some to suspect that Assange might next try to fight his extradition on the grounds that he's too unhealthy to travel.