Must be a reason why he is clutching that book, some sort of message to someone?He made a big mistake, he thought the world was different than it was. He believed in democracy, he believed the people had a right to know how govts and corporations are invading their privacy and other abuses around the world but Facebook has 2 billion users, the people couldn't give a toss.
It's a pity he didn't try the Russian embassy instead. The Ecuadorans have treated him badly, that picture of him with his beard long looking ill is because of them and became part of their policy - all to suck up to the Yanks.
Britain remains as authoritarian as ever.