Ecuador grants citizenship to Julian Assange. Ecuador granted him asylum in August 2012 and he has remained in the Embassy of Ecuador in London avoiding extradition to Sweden on rape charges. Subsequently, Swedish authorities dropped the charges in May 2017.
Ecuador’s foreign minister reveals to reporters in Quito that Wikileaks founder was granted citizenship a month ago
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who is wanted for questioning in Sweden, says that he will leave his refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London "soon". 2014-08-18 (Context: Ecuador, Julian Assange, London, Sweden)
Swedish prosecutors drop some charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange as the statute of limitations expire but will continue to investigate rape claims. 2015-08-13 (Context: Julian Assange, Sweden, avoiding)
Talks between the foreign ministers of Britain and Ecuador end with no breakthrough over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remains in the country's London embassy. 2013-06-17 (Context: Ecuador, Julian Assange, London)
In the stand-off between Britain and Ecuador over Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gives a speech critical of the United States' policy against Wikileaks, "dragging us all in a dark, repressive world in which journalists live under fear of prosecution", from the balcony of Ecuador's London embassy. 2012-08-19 (Context: Ecuador, Julian Assange, London)
Wikileaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange takes refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London to avoid extradition to Sweden on charges of sexual misconduct. 2012-06-19 (Context: Ecuador, Julian Assange, Sweden)
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