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UK News WikiLeaks founder Assange in court to fight extradition

13:55  21 october  2019
13:55  21 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The WikiLeaks founder has vowed to fight extradition to the United States. LONDON – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , appearing before a British court Thursday, said he would not surrender to a U.S. extradition request as he defended his efforts to steal classified American government records

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange is expected to appear in person in court today, as his extradition case continues. Assange , 48, who spent nearly seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is wanted in the US over leaks of classified military documents.

Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday Oct. 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) © Provided by The Associated Press Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate outside Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday Oct. 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court Monday to fight extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, with his legal team saying it needs more time to prepare its case.

Claim of kidnap plot as Assange seeks extradition delay

  Claim of kidnap plot as Assange seeks extradition delay Julian Assange's lawyer has accused the US of attempting to "kidnap and harm" the WikiLeaks founder, as he argued for a delay in his extradition. He claimed the US had "intruded" on conversations between Assange and his lawyers while he was in the Ecuadorian embassy and the intrusions included "hooded men breaking into offices".The WikiLeaks founder is appearing in a London court for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the US to face spying charges.He reportedly told a hearing earlier this year that he feared he would be kidnapped by the US.

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Assange raised a fist in a defiant gesture to acknowledge his supporters in the gallery at Westminster Magistrates' Court for a case management hearing. He was clean shaven and wearing a blue sweater and sports jacket. He read his name to the court when asked and gave his date of birth.

Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate oustide Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday, Oct, 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate oustide Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday, Oct, 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)

Former Home Secretary Sajid Javid signed an order in June allowing Assange to be extradited. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. The case is expected to take months to resolve, with each side able to make several appeals of rulings.

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Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate oustide Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday, Oct, 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP) © Provided by The Associated Press Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange demonstrate oustide Westminster Magistrates' Court in London where Assange is expected to appear as he fights extradition to the United States on charges of conspiring to hack into a Pentagon computer, in London, Monday, Oct, 21, 2019. U.S. authorities accuse Assange of scheming with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to break a password for a classified government computer. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)

Assange's legal team is seeking to delay his full extradition hearing which is now set for five days in February.

Lawyer Mark Summers, representing Assange, says more time is needed to prepare Assange's defense against "unprecedented" use of espionage charges against a journalist. Summers said the case has many facets and will require a "mammoth" amount of planning and preparation.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared to struggle to say his own name as he faced court to fight extradition to the US

  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared to struggle to say his own name as he faced court to fight extradition to the US He appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court on MondayMr Assange, 48, is fighting extradition to the US, accused of leaking the country's secrets in one of the biggest ever compromises of confidential information.

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JULIAN Assange , 48, who spent nearly seven years inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is wanted in the US over leaks of classified military documents. JULIAN Assange 's lawyer has said today there were "plans to kidnap and harm" the WikiLeaks founder while he was holed up inside the

He also accused the U.S. of illegally spying on Assange while he was inside the Ecuadorian Embassy seeking refuge.

"We need more time," Summers said, asking for a three-month delay.

Representing the U.S., lawyer James Lewis said the U.S. would oppose any delay to the proceeding.

The case is expected to take months to resolve, with each side able to make several appeals of rulings.

WikiLeaks founder Assange appears confused at extradition hearing

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in a London court on Monday for a hearing on whether he should be extradited to the United States to face spying charges. Assange , dressed in a navy suit and light blue jumper, raised his fist to supporters in the public gallery. He was cleanly shaven in

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is fighting his extradition to the United States. He appeared by video-link in a London court , while supporters His legal team argues, the case is politically motivated and he’d fail to get a fair trial if extradited to the US. This hearing could be just the beginning of a long

The public gallery was jammed with Assange supporters, including former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, and outside the courthouse others carried placards calling for Assange to be released.

Assange has been in Belmarsh Prison on the outskirts of London while the extradition case is being prepared. He is facing a number of serious charges including espionage.

Assange claims he is a journalist entitled to First Amendment protection.

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