Ecuador Grants Political Asylum to Julian Assange

Wikileaks founder is wanted in Sweden for questioning in connection with alleged sexual assaults.
3:00 | 08/16/12

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Ecuador Grants Political Asylum to Julian Assange
Ecuador has -- political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange massage took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London. -- avoid extradition to Sweden that's where he faces questioning for alleged sexual abuses. Britain says this essentially doesn't change any thing since as of now it will still arrest Assange if he leaves the Ecuadorean embassy in London. And try to go to the airport.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":17018262,"title":"Ecuador Grants Political Asylum to Julian Assange","duration":"3:00","description":"Wikileaks founder is wanted in Sweden for questioning in connection with alleged sexual assaults.","section":"Blotter","mediaType":"Default"}