Date: May 6, 2019 Author: Nwo Report
Source: Joe Martino
- The Facts:Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in Jail earlier this week. Now, he has stated he refuses to give himself up for extradition to the United States. It is likely his extradition court process will take many months.
- Reflect On:Do you support Julian Assange’s work with WikiLeaks or do you feel it should be deemed illegal? That is the question at hand here. His work is simply accountability for government and public empowerment.
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange has stated that he does not consent to being extradited to the US based on charges related to leaking government secrets received from Chelsea Manning and others.
Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail on earlier this week for breaching The Bail Act, it was just a few days later that his extradition hearing began. It is expected that this extradition process will go for many months in court.
The 47-year-old Julian Assange told the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday:
Beyond that, nothing overly big to report from this first hearing, the case was adjourned until 30 May 2019.“I do not wish to surrender myself for extradition for doing journalism that has won many awards and protected many people.”
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