Julian Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador + Julian Assange Show: Rafael Correa

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Updated: June 20, 2012 added more video reports plus an Action Alert.

Julian Assange

Julian Assange (Photo credit: acidpolly)

Jun 19, 2012 by

On Tuesday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, UK. At a press conference today in Quito, the foreign minister said to the media that the government is evaluating the request and looking into the rules of international law. Back in 2010 the country offered the whistleblower citizenship, but why is Assange seeking to depart to Ecuador now? RT America’s Web Producer Andrew Blake helps us answer some of these pressing questions.

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