A supporter holds a banner as he waits for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thurs

 

              A supporter holds a banner as he waits for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thurs
A supporter holds a banner as he waits for Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks to speak to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Assange who faces extradition to Sweden over sexual assault, claims which he denies, took refuge in the embassy in June. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)