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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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Ecuador Weighs Sending WikiLeaks’ Assange to Sweden

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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Ecuador is considering how to make WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange available to Swedish justice officials to answer sex crimes allegations. Ecuador Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told reporters Friday officials are weighing whether Assange’s statement could be taken at their embassy in London. Patino says they could also ask Britain if Assange could be transferred to […]

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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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WikiLeaks Founder Holed Up in Ecuador’s British Embassy

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, as the leaders of the South American country weigh his request for asylum. Ecuador President Rafel Correa says his government is reviewing whether there are grounds to grant Assange asylum. Mr. Correa says his administration will take as long as it needs before […]

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