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“Assange extradition hearing postponed until September AT EARLIEST – WikiLeaks”

“The second part of Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing has been postponed until at least September, WikiLeaks has confirmed, after parties returned to court in the UK for a brief 20-minute hearing to fix a new date… That was due … Continue reading

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“Assange lawyer… claim US mulled ‘kidnapping and poisoning’…”

“The US government plotted to kidnap or kill Julian Assange while he was holed up at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a UK court was told yesterday during the WikiLeaks publisher’s extradition hearing. What do we know so far? Assange’s … Continue reading

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“Assange detention illegal under English, European and international law, defense argues”

“Day three of the Julian Assange extradition hearing is focusing on whether the allegations against Assange amount to “political offenses.” If so, it would likely be outside of the judge’s jurisdiction to approve extradition. Kicking off proceedings at Woolwich Crown … Continue reading

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“Julian Assange was ‘handcuffed 11 times and stripped naked'”

“Julian Assange was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had his case files confiscated after the first day of his extradition hearing, according to his lawyers, who complained of interference in his ability to take part…” https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/feb/25/julian-assange-handcuffed-stripped-naked-claim-lawyers Julian, this … Continue reading

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“‘Journalism is not a crime’: Australian MP says charges against Assange must be dropped…”

“Continued persecution of the WikiLeaks co-founder is a “crazy situation,” Australian lawmaker George Christiansen told RT, adding that Julian Assange did not commit any crime aside from running afoul of US elites. Christiansen, a member of the Liberal National Party … Continue reading

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“‘Disabled’ prisoner found dead in cell of British prison holding Assange”

“A prisoner at the high-security Belmarsh Prison, where WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange is being held, has been found dead in his cell following a dispute over whether he should have been classified as disabled. Liridon Saliuka, 29, who was born … Continue reading

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“…UK ‘contributed’ to [Julian] Assange’s torture…”

“UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer has published a letter to the UK government, asking it to end the detention of Julian Assange, warning that his health may soon reach a “critical” stage, including risk of death. The scathing … Continue reading

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“‘I’m slowly dying here’… Assange tells friend during Christmas Eve call…”

“He said to me that: ‘I’m slowly dying here.’ “His speech was slurred. He was speaking slowly,” the journalist continued. “Now, Julian is highly articulate, a very clear person when he speaks. And he sounded awful… it was very upsetting to hear … Continue reading

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“…100+ doctors warn Julian Assange could die in jail…”

“More than 100 doctors have urged Australia to lobby for imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be returned home for urgent medical treatment. The group has written an open letter to Foreign Minister Marise Payne calling for the 48-year-old to … Continue reading

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“…Julian Assange has been BLOCKED from seeing key evidence from US authorities who want to extradite him…”

Julian Assange faces accusations of leaking United States’ military material The 48-year-old appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court over video-link Currently being held at HMP Belmarsh, one of the UK’s most notorious prisons WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is yet to be … Continue reading

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