Why Ecuadorean asylum for WikiLeaks’ Assange?


This video, recorded in London, England says about itself:

“Why is it that an Australian, facing prosecution from a European country, decides to appeal for asylum to a South American republic?” Tariq Ali posed and eloquently answered this important question when he spoke outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London on August 19, 2012, before Wikileaks founder Julian Assange spoke from the balcony of the embassy where he has been granted political asylum by the progressive Rafael Correa government of Ecuador.

The British media has played a venal role throughout the ongoing efforts to witch-hunt and silence WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. But it has plumbed new depths following the decision by Ecuador to grant his request for political asylum: here.

The Pursuit of Julian Assange Is an Assault on Freedom and a Mockery of Journalism: here.

Ecuador President Rafael Correa said yesterday that Britain has “given up its threat” to enter his country’s London embassy to arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange: here.

Ecuador court rejects extradition request from Belarus: here.

Julian Assange to receive Aboriginal Passport: here.

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