All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ecuador’

Mia Farrow Visits Ecuador To Condemn Chevron

Mia Farrow may be most well known for her relationship with director Woody Allen and its disastrous end, but the actress also takes time out of her day to do some serious humanitarian work. Farrow, who has served as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador to Africa, has turned her attention to perceived injustices carried out in Ecuador by oil giant Chevron. …

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Julian Assange Discusses Life in Exile

Julian Assange has once again gained international attention. This time, however, it has less to do with his leaking-abilities and more to do with his cinematic critiquing. The Fifth Estate, a movie about the Wikileaks phenomenon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has received harsh criticism from Assange. The Wikileaks founder has stated that the film is a “massive propaganda attack,’ and …

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Edward Snowden Is Now In Russia, Is Seeking Asylum In Ecuador

Edward Snowden, the man behind a series of leaks that exposed NSA spy programs, is now on the run from the U.S. He was originally lying low in Hong Kong, but now he’s going to try the Wikileaks escape route. The Guardian reports that Snowden has hopped on a plane from Hong Kong to Moscow. From there, he’s planning on …

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Place Your Bets Now On How Julian Assange Will Escape The Ecuadorian Embassy

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is still holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He’s been there since June, and it doesn’t look like he’ll be leaving anytime soon despite being granted political asylum. What if he did leave the embassy though? How would he do it? Irish bookie paddypower.com recently set up a betting page for Julian Assange. …

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Google Maps Adds Live Traffic Info To More Countries

Google Maps has expanded its live road traffic feature into three more countries (one city each). These include: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City, Kuwait and Guayaquil, Ecuador. “Now, the maps of these locations are much more useful, as drivers can quickly determine the clearest route to their destinations and reduce the amount of time spent in the car,” writes product …

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Wikileaks Finds A Friend In Anonymous With #OpFreeAssange

Wikileaks and Anonymous have been close for quite some time now. Many of the recent leaks that have come out of Wikileaks were obtained by members within Anonymous. With Julian Assange under fire at the Ecuadorian embassy, Anonymous have taken it upon themselves to back him up with their usual tactics. Computer World UK is reporting that Anonymous attacked various …

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Julian Assange Demands That The U.S. Stop Persecuting Wikileaks

It’s official – Julian Assange has been granted asylum by the South American country of Ecuador. Unfortunately for Assange, it’s looks like the U.K. government isn’t going to let him go. He’s been locked up inside the Ecuadorian embassy for almost two months now. The Wikileaks founder made a public appearance yesterday afternoon to address his being granted asylum and …

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Julian Assange Granted Asylum As UK Police Surround Ecuador Embassy

We brought you word a few days ago that Julian Assange was to be granted asylum to Ecuador. The country’s president, Rafael Correa, quickly tweeted that the news was fake and that a decision would be made Thursday morning. It’s now Thursday morning and that decision has been made. Ecuador has announced that they are granting Julian Assange asylum. They …

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Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor]

The biggest political event this year isn’t the presidential race or that Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate. The biggest event that could have repercussions for years to come is the Julian Assange extradition case. If the U.S. had their way, Assange would be extradited to Sweden for questioning over an alleged “rape.” It looks like the …

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Julian Assange Applies For Political Asylum In Ecuador

It was only a few weeks ago that Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, lost his appeal to the UK Supreme Court. It seemed like it was all but certain that he would be extradited to Sweden over charges of sexual assault. Then the unthinkable happened, Assange fled to the Ecuador embassy in London and filed for political asylum. The Independent …

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