Ecuador admits to cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s internet

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QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador’s government acknowledged on Tuesday that it had “temporarily restricted” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange‘s internet access at its embassy in London after the whistleblowing site published documents from Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign

A foreign ministry statement said that while it stands by its decision in 2012 to grant Assange asylum, it doesn’t interfere in foreign elections. Leftist President Rafael Correa’s government said it was acting on its own and not ceding to foreign pressures.

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