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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Fri Aug 17, 2012, 12:26 PM

4. Assange Case Exposes 'International Hypocrisy'

... The leftist Die Tageszeitung writes: ...

"Far from the world's attention, the (Ecuadorian) government is evicting an ex-government worker from Belarus who has enjoyed three years of asylum status in Ecuador. The reason is that six weeks ago, Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko was in Quito to sign a number of trade agreements and applied pressure. A short time later the man, Alexander Barankov, was arrested in Quito. Against this background, the flowery words of Ecuador's foreign minister about the huge importance of political asylum don't hold much value" ...


http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/german-newspapers-comment-on-assange-case-a-850625.html

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