Ecuador's president fears Julian Assange would not get a fair trial in the United States and has insisted that Britain and Sweden guarantee they will not extradite the WikiLeaks founder.
A girl bangs a tiny drum next to a banner reading "Safe-conduct for Assange" during a demonstration supporting the asylum request to Ecuador by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, in front of the British embassy in Quito August 26. Ecuador's president fears Assange would not get a fair trial in the United States and has insisted that Britain and Sweden guarantee they will not extradite him
Assange took shelter in Ecuador's London embassy after exhausting all appeals against his extradition to Sweden for questioning on sex crime allegations, and Quito later granted him asylum, sparking a diplomatic row.
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