Judge Deborah Taylor says Julian Assange, who skipped bail in 2012 by fleeing to the Ecuadorian embassy, exploited his privileged position to flout the law and express his disdain for British justice.
Tensions have been simmering between indigenous communities and oil companies in Ecuador since Texaco - now Chevron - began operations in the Amazon in the 1960s.
US and dozens of other countries recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as oil-rich country's interim leader against President Nicolas Maduro, who refuses to step down and accuses Guaido of being a US puppet.
Every option is on the table as two presidents fight for legitimacy in Venezuela.
Except for Qatar, the oil producing gulf countries are adamant on raising oil prices to fill budget deficits.
Julian Assange, who has recently been rebuked by the Ecuadorian government, might have no other option than to leave the premises of the Ecuador embassy where he has been holed up for the last six years.
Julian Assange took refuge in the embassy six years ago to avoid extradition to Sweden in a sexual assault case that was later dropped.
Foreign Minister Jose Valencia says Ecuador neither will intervene in UK's internal affairs, nor be the lawyer of Julian Assange.
Venezuelans are rushing out of their homeland, which is gripped by a deepening economic crisis, as regional governments struggle to cope with one of the biggest exoduses in Latin American history.
Growing numbers are fleeing economic meltdown and political turmoil in Venezuela, where people scrounge for food and other necessities of daily life, threatening to overwhelm neighbouring countries.
More than two million people have fled food and medicine shortages as well as collapsing public services in Venezuela, the UN says.
The country's chief prosecutor, Tarek William Saab, says the two high-ranking military officers are suspected of participating in an attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro in a drone blast earlier this month.
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