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Thu Sep 27, 2012, 08:00 PM

Britain's Hague meets Ecuador's top diplomat in U.S. on Assange

UNITED NATIONS | Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:32pm EDT

i](Reuters) - British Foreign Minister William Hague sought on Thursday to allay his Ecuadorean counterpart's concerns about the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying Britain's extradition law has "extensive human rights safeguards" ...

Patino held in his hands a mimeographed copy of an 1880 agreement signed between Britain and Ecuador, which he said prohibits extradition in cases likes that of Assange. He said he planned to show the document to Hague ...
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/27/us-un-assembly-britain-assange-idUSBRE88Q19N20120927


TREATY BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND THE REPUBLIC OF THE EQUATOR, FOR THE MUTUAL SURRENDER OF FUGITIVE CRIMINALS
... DONE at Quito, capital of the Republic of Ecuador, the 20th September, 1880.

https://www.unodc.org/tldb/showDocument.do?lng=en&documentUid=5448&country=UK

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