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Op-Ed: A few things you should know about Ecuador, beyond Assange

Headline Title:  Op-Ed: Ecuador, beyond Assange 17 July 2012 This op-ed was originally published by the Huffington PostBy Guadalupe Marengo, Deputy Director of Amnesty International's Americas ProgrammeJulian Assange's dramatic flight in June into the Ecuadorian Embassy in London was a moment of high drama as the Wikileaks founder sought asylum given his imminent extradition to Sweden where he faces allegations of rape and sexual assault. His choice of safe haven will have had many in Europe reaching for their world atlases as they tried to identify the precise location of the…

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