Solicitud HTTPS de django urllib:

me sale un error cuando uso urllib

Python 2.6 Django 1.4.1

cuando estoy usando python

> import ssl 

obtener

  Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in  File "/home/xxx/lib/python2.6/ssl.py", line 60, in  import _ssl # if we can't import it, let the error propagate ImportError: libssl.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory 

tengo openssl instalado

 openssl version -v OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013