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AMLO asked Trump for “compassion” for Julian Assange, according to 2020 letter


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The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), asked the then US president in 2020 Donald Trump, “Compassion” for the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, for being a person “moved by ideals and principles”, according to a letter released this Tuesday. “Although (Assange) has acted in the wrong way, he is a person moved by ideals and principles, and I think that for that fact he should be worthy of compassion,” said the leftist president in a letter dated December 23, 2020, days before Trump leaving office.


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Lopez Obrador asked forgiveness for Assange – imprisoned in the United Kingdom and required by the US justice accused of espionage – as part of the pardons traditionally granted by US presidents before leaving power.

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“If you agree to my request, the government of Mexico is willing to offer the necessary facilities so that Mr. Assange I travel immediately to my country where I would be received as an asylee”Proposed the Mexican leader, who on Monday mentioned that he had not received a response to the letter.

Lopez Obrador added that Mexico “I would guarantee that no threat or effect on the interests of the United States would be derived from this situation.”.

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On Monday, the Mexican president called for the United States to “be humanitarian” with Assange by reiterating his offer of political asylum for the programmer and activist, who is waging a legal battle to avoid being extradited to that country.

The Mexican Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, reported this Tuesday that the lawyers of Assange they are aware of the asylum offer, although they cannot take it in the short term “for procedural reasons.”

Assange and WikiLeaks They came to light in 2010 after publishing hundreds of thousands of secret US documents on practices in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The computer expert, an Australian national, took refuge in 2012 in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid being extradited to Sweden to respond to an accusation of rape, which he rejected and was finally shelved.

In 2019, Ecuador it withdrew his asylum and was arrested in a spectacular operation to be confined in a high security prison near London.

According to his wife, Assange reportedly suffered a small stroke on October 27, when an appeal from the United States was being examined in the extradition trial.


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