CONFIRMED! WikiLeaks Founder Granted Asylum in EquadorSubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 12:14
CONFIRMED! WikiLeaks Founder Granted Asylum in Equador
Ecuador has granted asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange two months after he took refuge in its London embassy while fighting extradition from the UK.
It cited fears that Mr Assange's human rights might be violated.
Foreign minister Ricardo Patino accused the UK of making an "open threat" to enter its embassy to arrest Mr Assange.
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