Vera Magalhães' blog on Folha has informed that Julian Assange refused an invitation to participate in the PSBD (Social-Democratic Party of Brazil, center right-wing) youth convention in December. He not only said "no" but also asked that his name be removed of any material involving the event. Smart move, I would say, considering that PSDB, the main opposition party in Brazil today, is going through rough times. Even thought president Dilma Rousseff (of PT, the Workers Party, center left-wing) is facing problems with her Ministers being accused of corruption, the social-democrats are not gaining any political momentum and taking advantage.
Also, when Wikileaks started to publish cables last year and Assange got arrested, Dilma's predecessor and mentor Lula spoke out in defense of the australian journalist:
(Click on "CC" to switch to English subtitles)
If I were Assange, I'd stay away from the PSDB too.