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5 Famous Asylum Seekers

Julian Assange

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Julian Assange

Australian Julian Assange, founder of the website WikiLeaks, is holed up in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London, where he has received asylum. Sweden is seeking his extradition on allegations of sexual assault.

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