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Britain, Ecuador Fail to Reach Agreement on Assange’s Fate

Posted September 27th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The foreign ministers of Britain and Ecuador have met but failed to reach agreement on the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London. Britain’s William Hague and Ecuador’s Ricardo Patino met Thursday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York to talk over […]

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South American Countries Back Ecuador’s Asylum for Assange

Posted August 19th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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South American foreign ministers are backing Ecuador and its decision to grant asylum to embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at its London embassy. The ministers of the 12 countries forming the Union of South American Nations issued a statement Sunday expressing solidarity with Ecuador. The ministers reaffirmed the rights of nations to grant asylum without […]

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Assange to US: End WikiLeaks ‘Witch-Hunt’

Posted August 19th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the United States of conducting a “witch-hunt” during his first public appearance in two months on Sunday. The activist – whose organization released hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. cables – spoke from the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has taken refuge. Assange is wanted in […]

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Assange to US: End WikiLeaks ‘Witch-Hunt’

Posted August 19th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused the United States of conducting a “witch-hunt” during his first public appearance in two months on Sunday. The activist – whose organization released hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. cables – spoke from the balcony of the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, where he has taken refuge. Assange is wanted in […]

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Ecuador’s President Defends Asylum Grant For Assange

Posted August 17th, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says the main reason his country has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is that no one could guarantee that Assange would not be extradited to a “third country.” Assange has been sheltered in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June. The Australian took refuge there after losing a legal […]

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Ecuador’s President Defends Asylum Grant For Assange

Posted August 17th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says the main reason his country has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is that no one could guarantee that Assange would not be extradited to a “third country.” Assange has been sheltered in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since June. The Australian took refuge there after losing a legal […]

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Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, intensifying a political dispute involving Ecuador, Britain and Sweden. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision Thursday in Quito, saying Assange’s personal security was at risk. He said Assange would not receive a fair trial if he is eventually extradited to the U.S. Britain Foreign […]

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Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in Ecuador’s embassy in London nearly two months ago. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision Thursday in Quito, saying Assange’s personal security was at risk. He also said Assange would not receive a fair trial if he is eventually extradited to […]

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Ecuador Readies Assange Asylum Decision

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador has granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who took refuge in the country’s embassy in London nearly two months ago. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced the decision, which comes amid diplomatic tensions between Britain and Ecuador. Ecuadorian officials have accused Britain of threatening to storm Ecuador’s embassy to arrest Assange. Britain has […]

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Ecuador Readies Assange Asylum Decision

Posted August 16th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador is set to announce Thursday whether it will grant asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has sought refuge in the country’s embassy in London since late June. The decision comes amid heightened diplomatic tension after Ecuador accused Britain on Wednesday of threatening to storm the embassy in order to arrest Assange. Britain says […]

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