Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The decision comes almost two months after the world-famous whistleblower came to the country’s embassy in London seeking protection.
Ecuadorian Foreign Minister admitted Julian Assange’s rights are endangered as the risk of extradition from Sweden to the US is high. Moreover, Assange’s home country does not provide enough protection to him.
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