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Posted by tu3031 2012-09-01 00:22||
#2 Be nice if his stay lasts longer than the potential sentence he faces in Sweden.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-09-01 09:45||
#3 be nice if a female embassy staffer or two got to learn that "no" means "yes" to him
Posted by Frank G 2012-09-01 12:02||
#4 Frank, that raises an interesting question - if a person who has been granted asylum in an embassy commits a crime in the embassy - can he be charged with that crime? If so, how can he be prosecuted? Since he is on Ecuadorean "soil" he would have to be tried by a judge from Ecuador.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-09-01 15:55||
#5 No, he's not on Ecuadorian soil... that's an old myth about embassies. He's on British soil, just that British authorities may not enter without consent of the mission chief.
Any offense committed inside the embassy can and will be tried by British authorities if they can arrest him. He has no immunity.
Btw the Ecuadorian ambassador to the UK is a woman.
Posted by European Conservative 2012-09-01 22:08||