Assange Newslinks 17-18 August 2012
18 August 2012
Australian government lines up behind British threats against Assange
World Socialist Web Site Today at 17:01 Canberra’s refusal to publicly criticise, let alone challenge, the British government further demonstrates its role as a co-conspirator in the persecution of the WikiLeaks founder.
Imperialist lawlessness and the witch-hunt against Julian Assange
World Socialist Web Site Today at 17:01 Britain’s aim in deporting WikiLeaks founder Julian to Sweden is to create the conditions for him to be transferred to the United States and tried for treason.
Decent Men vs. Strutting Ogres
Dissident VoiceToday at 16:01Linh Dinh Bravo, Ecuador, for its noble, just and beautiful gesture in granting Julian Assange political asylum! In an era where just about every politician routinely breaks every promise, the Ecuadorian President keeps his to Assange, though doing so puts him in the crosshairs of the most powerful empire, so a salute to Rafael Correa, also, for you show that it’s still possible to be a honourable statesman.
Washington to decide the fate of Julian Assange
Voice of Russia, News Today at 14:27 The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in the headlines again. The British authorities threatened to enter the Ecuadorian embassy in London and arrest Assange, who took refuge there on June 19. In response to the threat Ecuador’s Foreign Minister said: ‘;We want to be very clear, we are not a British colony’;, adding that his country would seek assistance over the issue from abroad.
Julian Assange: Ecuador Calls On OAS, UNASUR, ALBA Support Against UK Threat
GlobalResearch.ca Today at 12:25 For more details, please click on the link to read the article.
OAS to hold session on Ecuador-UK crisis over Assange
Voice of Russia, News Today at 08:56 The Organization of American States (OAS) is to discuss the crisis between Great Britain and Ecuador at a meeting on the level of Foreign Ministers on August 24.
Americas to meet over Assange row
BBC News Today at 05:43 Foreign ministers from across the American continent will meet next Friday to discuss the row between the UK and Ecuador over Julian Assange.
Ecuador Calls On OAS, UNASUR, ALBA Support Against British Threat
Stop NATO Today at 03:04 August 17, 2012
Americas bloc takes UK threats to Ecuador for international discussion
Venezuela and ALBA Back Ecuador in Wikileaks Asylum Dispute
Venezuela Analysis Yesterday at 23:00 Venezuela and the ALBA alliance have backed Ecuador against ‘threats’ from Britain, after Ecuador granted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange diplomatic asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London yesterday.
Ecuador MPs condemn UK over Assange threats
Voice of Russia, News Yesterday at 22:02 The Ecuadorian parliament has passed a resolution condemning British threats to use force against the country’s embassy in London.
London and Quito Navigate Uncertain Waters in the Julian Assange Quandary
Council on Hemispheric Affairs Yesterday at 21:04admin Yesterday morning the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño announced that Quito would grant political Asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, who currently faces extradition to Sweden on charges of sexual assault. Assange has rejected the charges and expressed his fear that if London indeed extradites him, he will…