Ecuador Grants Assange Asylum

The British have said it's irrelevant

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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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  1. If the UK does decide to storm a foreign embassy, and the guards open fire at the attackers and kill them…what would the result be, legally?

    Is it an act of war? Or would the Ecuadorian ambassador be dragged out too and put on trial for murdering police?

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