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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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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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WikiLeaks Founder Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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British authorities say WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is “beyond the reach of police” now that he has sought refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. The 40-year-old Australian entered the embassy Tuesday. Ricardo Patino, Ecuador’s foreign minister, told reporters Tuesday in the capital, Quito, that it was considering Assange’s request for political asylum in the […]

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WikiLeaks Founder Seeks Asylum in Ecuador

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Ecuador’s foreign minister says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum in the South American nation. Ricardo Patino told reporters in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, Tuesday that the country is considering the request. The 40-year-old Assange is wanted in Sweden for questioning about allegations he raped one woman and sexually assaulted another during a […]

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British Court Rejects Appeal by WikiLeaks Founder to Reopen Case

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has rejected an application by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to reopen his appeal against extradition to Sweden, where he faces charges for sex crimes. In a ruling issued Thursday, all seven Supreme Court justices dismissed the application as being “without merit,” rejecting arguments by Assange’s lawyers that they had not been given […]

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US Military Judge Refuses to Dismiss WikiLeaks Charges

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. military judge has refused to dismiss any of the 22 charges against the U.S. soldier accused of leaking government secrets to the WikiLeaks website. Colonel Denise Lind denied defense motions to drop 10 of the charges against Private First Class Bradley Manning during a pretrial hearing Friday at the Fort Meade military base […]

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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s 5-2 decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on […]

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British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder

Posted May 30th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Julian Assange, the Australian founder of the controversial website WikiLeaks, can be extradited from Britain to Sweden to face charges of sex crimes. Wednesday’s 5-2 decision by the high court upholds earlier decisions made by two lower courts to extradite the 40-year-old Assange, who is wanted in Sweden on […]

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