political asylum

Julian Assange’s Asylum to be Rescinded

July 23, 2018

Since Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen, President Moreno must protect his rights, says Alfred de Zayas, former UN independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order

Julian Assange's Asylum in Ecuador's Embassy is 'Under Threat'

Julian Assange’s Asylum in Ecuador’s Embassy is ‘Under Threat’

May 17, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s foreign minister under former President Rafael Correa, comments on the recent revelations in The Guardian that Ecuador spent millions of dollars on Assange’s security, on his current total isolation, and on the current government’s apparent lack of interest in guaranteeing Assange’s political asylum

U.S. Allies Violate Int. Law Pursuing Snowden

July 5, 2013

Mark Weisbrot: Forced landing of Bolivia president’s plane and other tactics show that Snowden needs to speak directly to the public to get political asylum