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Julian Assange will be granted asylum, says official | The Guardian

Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa has agreed to give the WikiLeaks founder asylum, according to an official in Quito by Irene Caselli in Quito Ecuador’s president, Rafael Correa, has agreed to grant Julian Assange asylum, officials within Ecuador’s government have said. The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up at Ecuador’s London embassy since 19 June, when he officially requested political asylum. ...

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U.S. Torturers are Still Awaiting Arrest | OtherWords

Torture isn’t a good subject to fail on one’s moral report card. If you’re an individual, St. Peter is likely to take a dim view. If you’re a nation, it can cost you plenty of international prestige, besides putting hot-headed zealots yearning for revenge on your trail. There is, of course, one effective cure for torture. It’s called prosecution. For ...

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Bradley Manning deserves a medal | Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian

After 17 months of pre-trial imprisonment, Bradley Manning, the 23-year-old US army private and accused WikiLeaks source, is finally going to see the inside of a courtroom. This Friday, on an army base in Maryland, the preliminary stage of his military trial will start. … The oppressive treatment of Manning is designed to create a climate of fear, to send ...

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