Assange’s lawyers sought a delay in proceedings on a US extradition request, citing new developments in the case. The judge, however, refused and said the hearing would begin on February 25, 2020
A federal judge dismissed Manning’s plea for a hearing on the sanctions that were imposed on her by the court for refusing to testify in the Wikileaks’ espionage case.
David McBride, who released documents detailing war crimes by Australian security forces in Afghanistan, has not received the full brief of the case against him owning to national security concerns
Along with being remanded to federal custody for an unspecified period, a federal judge has also imposed upon Chelsea Manning a fine of USD 500 per day after 30 days in custody, and USD 1,000 per day after 60 days to coerce a testimony out of her.