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Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum; UK Vows to "Carry Out" Extradition Anyway

World  (tags: Equador, Julian Assange, Wikileaks founder, asylum granted, UK threats to extradite, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patina, international law, human rights )

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Asylum is a fundamental human right," Patino said, adding that "international law" overrides local laws, and that Assange has "the right not to be extradited or expelled to any country."

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Azaima A. (217)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 1:35 pm
he should be free. Telling the truth isn't easy.

Yulan Lawson (156)
Thursday August 16, 2012, 11:21 pm
This is turning into a very interesting story because the U.K. won't look good breaking the very laws they made sure are in place since one of their own got shot in an embassy. Thanks Ecuador for taking a stand.

Kit B. (276)
Monday August 20, 2012, 5:41 pm

He embarrassed a few politicians and diplomats, for that they want his skin? Leave it alone, better yet leave him alone.
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