Ricardo Patino

Ecuador grants Assange asylum; diplomatic row with United Kingdom intensifies

Global Politics

Julian Assange has spent nearly the last two months inside the Ecuador Embassy, in an effort to prevent his extradition from the U.K. to Sweden, where he faces a sexual assault investigation. On Thursday, Ecuador granted him political asylum, but U.K. officials say they will arrest him if he leaves the embassy.

Ecuador Leader Thumbs Nose at US, Trying to Help Snowden with Asylum

Global Politics

Julian Assange: Ecuador Grants Wikileaks Founder Asylum

Conflict & Justice