The formal hearings for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange began on February 24, Monday, within the premises of the high-security Belmarsh prison where he is being held. Large crowds of his supporters gathered outside
We look at the developments in the pursuit of justice for Julian Assange so far.
Assange’s legal team denounced a series of irregularities in his preliminary hearing held on January 13 and expressed concern over his health
Thousands attended The ‘Don’t Extradite Assange’ rally in London on November 5 to protest US attempts to extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The rally featured several celebrities and progressive activists advocating for Assange’s release, along with his father John Shipton, who also addressed the crowds
Historian and former diplomat Craig Murray describes the farcical proceedings at a Westminster court on October 21 when a judge summarily dismissed a request by Julian Assange’s legal team for more time to prepare for the case
Two legislators voiced concerns about Australian sovereignty in the Assange case and have demanded that the government oppose any attempt at extradition