Persecution of Julian Assange Must End

Ben Tasker ben at
Sat Jun 23 12:45:05 PDT 2018

On Sat, Jun 23, 2018 at 6:46 PM, Ryan Carboni <ryacko at> wrote:

> Of course Assange is an Ecuadorian citizen, so if they wanted to, they
> could have him leave the embassy through temporary diplomatic status,
> particularly since he isn't accused of any crime by the British.

No, no they couldn't.

The host country grants/approves diplomatic credentials, so it's up to the
UK Government whether he gets that status. You can already guess what the
answer would be.

Ben Tasker
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