Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Founder of WikiLeaks Is Not Sure to Get Asylum

Founder WikiLeaks, Julian Assange has admitted that he does not yet know Ecuador will approve applications specifically for political asylum.
Assange has spent the third night at the Ecuador Embassy in London. He explained his request to the radio Australian Broadcasting Corp in an interview on Thursday.

His request for political asylum in Ecuador due to his native Australia, has made a declaration refusing to intervene in his extradition plan from England to Sweden.

"We have heard that the Ecuadorian community sympathizes with my struggle and the struggle of the organization with the United States," Assange told ABC as reported by the page Aljazeera.

Assange admitted there was no guarantee that the application would succeed. This shows he did not know when certainty about the decision regarding his case would be made.

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa told reporters in Quito on Thursday night. Correa has consulted and considered carefully with other countries.

"We have to discuss and seek opinions from other countries. We do not want to offend anyone. Especially the country that we hold in high esteem like England," Correa said.
"After the decision is made we can talk about safe travel and that," he said.

The British government said they were ready to stop Assange when he left the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Assange will be arrested for violating the guarantee provisions. This includes curfew at the registered address.

Swedish prosecutors want to question about allegations of sexual assault carried out by Assange to two women. This accusation has been denied by Assange before.

VN/The Truth Seeker Media

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