Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press

British Judge Vanessa Baraitser has suspended the extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange until mid-May. This comes after four days of intense deliberations last week between Assange’s legal team and attorneys representing the United States government. Assange faces 18 charges of attempted hacking and breaches of the Espionage Act for his role in publishing classified documents exposing U.S. war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan. He could be sentenced to up to 175 years in prison. Assange has been held in London’s Belmarsh prison since last April, when he was removed from the embassy by British police. We speak with Jennifer Robinson, a human rights attorney who has been advising Julian Assange and WikiLeaks since 2010.

#DemocracyNow

Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org

Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate

FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE:
YouTube: https://youtube.com/democracynow
Facebook: https://facebook.com/democracynow
Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow
Instagram: https://instagram.com/democracynow
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/democracynow
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/democracy-now!-audio/id73802554
Daily Email Digest: https://democracynow.org/subscribe

Print
Print Share Comment Cite Upload Translate Updates

Leave a Reply

APA
Democracy Now | Radio Free (2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00) » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press. Retrieved from https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/.
MLA
" » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press." Democracy Now | Radio Free - Saturday March 7, 2020, https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/
HARVARD
Democracy Now | Radio Free Saturday March 7, 2020 » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press., viewed 2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00,<https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/>
VANCOUVER
Democracy Now | Radio Free - » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press. [Internet]. [Accessed 2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00]. Available from: https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/
CHICAGO
" » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press." Democracy Now | Radio Free - Accessed 2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00. https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/
IEEE
" » Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press." Democracy Now | Radio Free [Online]. Available: https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/. [Accessed: 2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00]
rf:citation
» Julian Assange Lawyer: What’s at Stake in Extradition Case Is Freedom of the Press | Democracy Now | Radio Free | https://www.radiofree.org/2020/03/07/julian-assange-lawyer-whats-at-stake-in-extradition-case-is-freedom-of-the-press-2/ | 2021-09-21T06:54:24+00:00
To access this feature you must login or create an account.