Ecuador hopes to decide on Assange asylum this week




 
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Ecuador hopes to decide on Assange asylum this week
 
August 14th, 2012  
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Ecuador hopes to decide on Assange asylum this week
QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador is likely to announce a decision on whether to grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before the end of the week in a case with diplomatic implications around the world, President Rafael Correa said on Monday. Assange has been taking refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since June 19 to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he is wanted for questioning on sex crime allegations. The former computer hacker, who enraged Washington in 2010 when his WikiLeaks website published thousands of secret U.S. ...




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