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A banner with an image of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange that reads in Spanish: "We are all  Julian Assange," is seen during a press conference in Mexico City, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. Human rights activists, lawmakers and writers participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque honoring Assange at the Club of Journalists. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)
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A banner with an image of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange that reads in Spanish: "We are all Julian Assange," is seen during a press conference in Mexico City, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. Human rights activists, lawmakers and writers participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque honoring Assange at the Club of Journalists. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)

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