Latest update: 17/08/2012
Political asylum is no free ride
IN THE PAPERS NATIONAL, Fri: 17/08/12: Julian Assange is getting a lot of attention in the international press today after he was granted asylum by Ecuador. The Independent explores just what "political asylum" means for the WikiLeaks founder. The Guardian says Assange doesn't deserve the status, but urges the British government to "stay patient and do the right thing".