Ecuador says WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum




 
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Ecuador says WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum
 
June 19th, 2012  
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Ecuador says WikiLeaks' Assange seeks asylum
QUITO (Reuters) - WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum at Ecuador's embassy in London and officials in the South American nation are considering his request, its foreign minister said on Tuesday. "Ecuador is studying and analyzing the request," Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told reporters in Quito. Assange faces extradition to Sweden for questioning over alleged sex crimes after Britain's top court said last week that it had rejected a legal request to reconsider his case. ...




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