Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador...-tk3
(Reuters) - WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum in Ecuador and officials in the South American nation are considering his request, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange
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"Ecuador is studying and analyzing the request," Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino told reporters in Quito.
I said years ago that if I was him I'd seek asylum in Pyongyang, not in Norway or Britain...
Reports are that Ecuador offered him asylum as early as 2010 but backed off saying that he'd "broken American laws"...
He doesn't even have the protection of American citizenship that watergate whistleblowers have...