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Julian Assange hearing: 'journalism is no excuse for breaking law'

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Lawyers for US government deliver opening arguments as extradition case begins Reporting for journalism is not an excuse for breaking laws, lawyers acting for the US government have said on the first day of a legal battle over whether the Wikileaks founder can be extradited from the UK. The US case was opened on Monday at Woolwich crown court in south-east London by James Lewis QC, who said that by disseminating material in an unredacted form he knowingly put human rights activists, dissidents, journalists and their families at risk of serious harm in states operated by oppressive regimes.
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Julian Assange supporters rally outside court as extradition battle begins

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Julian Assange supporters have gathered in protest outside court as the Wikileaks founder begins his battle against extradition to the US .
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Julian Assange supporters protest outside court ahead of extradition hearing

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Supporters of Julian Assange have gathered outside court as the WikiLeaks founder begins his fight against extradition to the US, where he is accused of helping to leak hundreds of thousands of classified documents.
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Julian Assange supporters camp out ahead of WikiLeaks founder's fight against extradition to US

Julian Assange supporters camp out ahead of WikiLeaks founder's fight against extradition to US

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The WikiLeaks founder, who is being held in Belmarsh Prison, will appear in the London court next door this morning for the first day of his full extradition hearing.
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Julian Assange supporters set out stall as extradition hearing begins

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

US lawyers to give opening arguments for deporting WikiLeaks founder to face charges of espionage
Julian Assange is set to face off with the US government when his extradition hearing begins on Monday. A judge at Woolwich crown court in south-east London is due to begin hearing arguments from lawyers for US authorities, who want to try the WikiLeaks founder on espionage charges that carry a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison.
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