August 20, 2012

Julian Assange: The Balcony Defense

The Guardian, The Guardian

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Miss A and Miss W are at the heart of this story, however inconvenient it may be for the WikiLeaks founder's supporters.

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TAGGED: Ecuador, UK, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange

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