Judge Vanessa Baraitser had a hand-written judgement ready even before she heard the defence argument that Assange be allowed to leave his glass cage, as Craig Murray observed.
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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Your Man in Public Gallery – Day No. 3
With Assange still caged behind bullet-proof glass, lawyers from both sides argued whether international or domestic law would determine whether an extradition can be made for a political crime, as Craig Murray reports.
ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Your Man in Public Gallery – Day No. 2
There were moments Tuesday when Craig Murray achieved the suspension of disbelief you might do in theater, and began thinking “Wow, this case is going well for Assange.”
ASSANGE: A Tale of Three Extraditions
Three extradition cases in the UK illustrate how the U.S. dominates Britain, but Julian Assange’s best chance to go free is to show that this time Washington has gone too far, Joe Lauria reports.
JOHN PILGER: Did This Happen in the Home of the Magna Carta?
In a special comment written for Consortium News, John Pilger, legendary filmmaker, journalist and friend of Assange, describes the troubling scene inside a London courtroom this week where the WikiLeaks publisher appeared in his U.S. extradition case.
Judge Denies Assange Extension on Extradition Hearing
A judge at a hearing in London has denied the WikiLeaks’ publisher more time to prepare his defense, while a group of Australian politicians coalesce around a demand to return Julian Assange home.