Hundreds rally against Assange extradition ahead of hearing

HUNDREDS of supporters of investigative journalist Julian Assange protested in London on Saturday against his potential extradition to the US.

Mr Assange, 48, is wanted in the US over publication of evidence of US war crimes on the Wikileaks website which he founded.

The crimes he exposed included US soldiers in Iraq shooting from a helicopter gunship and murdering civilians. The US government says that exposing the murders is a crime.

If Mr Assange is extradited and found...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-02-24 14:17
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