August 16, 2012
Ecuador has granted asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange two months after he took refuge in its London embassy while fighting extradition from the UK.
Its foreign minister accused the UK of making an “open threat” to enter its embassy to arrest Mr Assange.
Ricardo Patino said there were fears Mr Assange’s human rights may be violated.
This article was posted: Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 6:51 am