Carlos Poveda, Julian Assange’s lawyer in Ecuador, spoke to CN Live! about Ecuador’s decision to grant Assange asylum; the C.I.A. spying in the embassy in London; Assange’s arrest and his lawsuit against the Ecuadorian government.
Tag: Lenin Moreno
Rafael Correa: ‘They Have Already Destroyed Assange’
Declassified UK’s Matt Kennard sits down with the former president of Ecuador who in 2012 granted the WikiLeaks publisher asylum and now lives in political asylum himself.
Assange’s Judge Is Longtime Friend of Minister Who Oversaw Arrest
Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis report on the personal ties between two men with major roles – one past and the other pending — in the case of the WikiLeaks publisher.
Revealed: UK Campaign to Force Assange From Ecuadorian Embassy
A wide-ranging UK government campaign was brought to bear on Ecuador to press it to hand over WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, new information by Declassified UK reveals.
Ecuador’s Pseudo-Left Candidate Echoes Call for Military Takeover, Nullifying Election, Prosecuting Top Contender
Given Yaku Pérez’s backing of coups in neighboring countries, it should come as no surprise that he is calling for the same in his own democracy, writes Ben Norton.
COVID-19: Ecuador Persecutes Opponents as Virus Exposes War on Public Sector
While putting its obligations to global finance above the health of its citizens, the Moreno administration is attacking leaders of the Citizens’ Revolution, Denis Rogatyuk reports.
COVID-19: How Ecuador Descended into Chaos
Guillaume Long says that under pressure by the IMF to reduce the size of the state, the Moreno government has made damaging cuts to public health.
Ecuador’s ‘Drone Revolution’ Meets IMF Austerities
Protesters are rising up against the neoliberal economic policies of President Lenin Moreno, reports Denis Rogatyuk.
How Ecuador’s President Gave Up Assange
Lenin Moreno was desperate to ingratiate his government with Washington and distract the public from his mounting scandals, writes the Grayzone’s Denis Rogatyuk.
Moreno Withdraws Asylum as Assange is Arrested
The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested after the Ecuadorian president, Lenin Moreno, withdrew Assange’s asylum, in a move that runs counter to international asylum law.