Ecuador defies UK threats, grants Assange asylum




 
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Ecuador defies UK threats, grants Assange asylum
 
August 16th, 2012  
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Ecuador defies UK threats, grants Assange asylum
Ecuador's foreign minister announced on Thursday that the country would grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, defying threats by the British government to storm the Ecuadorean Embassy and extradite Assange to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning in cases of alleged rape and sexual molestation. "We have decided to grant political asylum to [...]




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