Julian Assange Granted Diplomatic Asylum by Ecuador
- New York 08/16/2012 by Andrea Sears (WBAI)
The government of Ecuador today granted diplomatic asylum to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London while fighting extradition to Sweden where he is wanted for questioning over accusations of sexual misconduct. WBAI's Andrea Sears spoke with Vince Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents Assange in the United States.