What does the new government mean for public lawyers?
With the Ecuadorean government apparently set to make a decision within the hour on Julian Assange's fate, even if he is granted asylum, he would have difficulty reaching Ecuador. Travelling to the airport in a diplomatic car would offer him protection under the Vienna Convention, but at some point he would have to leave the car and then he would be at risk of arrest.
Rebecca Niblock comments further in The Times (note pay wall access is required)
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