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Persecution by US must end: Assange to Obama

Sep 27, 2012 09:47 AM IST India India
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appealed to the US to stop persecuting him and his website for releasing classified US files.

Assange has been holed up in Ecaudor since mid-June to avoid extradition to Sweden.

Assange made a personal appeal to US President Barack Obama. "It is time for President Obama to do the right thing and join the forces of change - not in fine words, but in fine deeds."